BAY SPRING YNg 19
Ship Name and Designation History
This section lists the names and designations that the ship had during its lifetime. The list is in chronological order.
- USS BAY SPRING AT-60
Commissioned November 10 1921 - Decommissioned November 23 1926
Laid up in Atlantic Reserve Fleet Philadelphia
- BAY SPRING YNg-19
Reclassified Non-self Propelled Gate Vessel (YNg) October 7 1940
Placed In Service January 31 1941 - Placed Out of Service August 25 1944
Struck from Naval Register September 16 1944
Transferred to the War Shipping Administration May 6 1946 for disposal
Built in 1920
Acquired from the USSB September 28 1921
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2nd Service Period January 31 1941 to August 25 1944
As YNg-19. The ship had no postal facilities.
YNg-19. Cachet by Sibley's Dept. Store (Hobby Shop)
USS BAY SPRING earned the American Defense Service Medal, the American Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal during her Naval career.
NAMESAKE - Retained name assigned to the ship before her acquisition by the US Navy.
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