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Author Williams, Greg H.

Title World War II U.S. Navy vessels in private hands : the boats and ships sold and registered for commercial and recreational purposes under the American flag / Greg H. Williams
Published Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013
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Contents The vessels -- AMH-mine sweeper, harbor -- APC-small transport, coastal -- At-ocean tugs -- LCI(L)-landing craft, infantry, large -- LCS(L)-landing craft support, large -- LCT-landing craft, tank -- LSM-landing ship, medium -- LST-landing ship, tank -- Named craft -- PC-patrol craft -- PCE-patrol craft, escort -- PCS-patrol craft, sweeper -- PT-patrol torpedo -- SC-submarine chaser -- SC-submarine chaser, Canadian-built -- YAG-miscellaneous auxiliary -- YDG-district degaussing vessel -- YMS-auxiliary motor minesweeper -- Yo-self-propelled fuel oil barge -- YOG-self-propelled gasoline barge -- YOL-coastal tanker -- YP-yard patrol -- YW-self-propelled water barge
Summary "This comprehensive catalog documents the Navy ships and boats sold after the war and registered under the American flag for commercial or recreational purposes. Focusing on those vessels with names or clearly identifiable hull numbers and crew accommodations, it chronicles each craft's prewar ownership, wartime history, and postwar fate"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Navy -- Lists of vessels.
United States. Navy -- Boats -- History -- 20th century.
Boats and boating -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Surplus government property -- United States.
Warships -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
Genre/Form History.
Lists of vessels.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012048527
ISBN 1476600406 (electronic bk.)
9781476600406 (electronic bk.)