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Call Signs
from the 1968 Edition of JANAP 119(F)

NOTE: Section 6A of JANAP 119(F) contained voice call signs
for all active and reserve US Navy and US Coast Guard vessels.
They were confidential until published by the US Navy in 1968.

Our thanks to Mike Smolinski for the original source materials
 

 

 

 

Ammunition Ships

Ship Name Hull Number Call Sign
MOUNT BAKER AE-4 DEBARK I
RAINIER AE-5 FALTER I
SHASTA AE-6 MAINYARD Q
MAUNA LOA AE-8 ELBOW U
MAZAMA AE-9 GENUINE L
WRANGELL AE-12 MANDATE A
FIREDRAKE AE-14 KILLER K
VESUVIUS AE-15 BARCARDI X
MOUNT KATMAI AE-16 GILMOUR P
GREAT SITKIN AE-17 GLAMOUR I
PARICUTIN AE-18 BEEHIVE E
DIAMOND HEAD AE-19 DISCOUNT
SURIBACHI AE-21 BIG LEAF V
MAUNA KEA AE-22 CITRUS F
NITRO AE-23 TEST RUN L
PYRO AE-24 KEY BROOK K
HALEAKALA AE-25 CHARIOT W


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Store Ships

Ship Hull Number Call Sign
ALDEBARAN AF-10 GOAT FISH Z
HYADES AF-28 BOUNDARY X
GRAFFIAS AF-29 IMPERFECT Q
ALSTEDE AF-48 ABATE U
ZELIMA AF-49 CHARITY P
ARCTURUS AF-52 LILAC S
PICTOR AF-54 GEEZER G
ALUDRA AF-55 WALLOP L
DENEBOLA AF-56 ELLSWORTH J
REGULUS AF-57 DEDUTANTE V
RIGEL AF-58 SUSANNA A
VEGA AF-59 THUNDERBOLT M
SIRIUS AF-60 YONKERS D
PROCYON AF-61 GENUINE W
BELLATRIX AF-62 COCKTAIL Q


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Combat Store Ships

Ship Hull Number Call Sign
MARS AFS-1 LILAC B
SYLVANIA AFS-2 DEBARK T
NIAGARA FALLS AFS-3 NEVADA B


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Icebreakers

Ship Hull Number Call Sign
BURTON AGB-1 WAR FIELD V
EDISTO AGB-2 JANGLE V
ATKA AGB-3 JIGGER V
GLACIER AGB-4 ICELAND G
STATEN ISLAND AGB-5 NATIVE L


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Radar Picket Ships

Ship Hull Number Call Sign
GUARDIAN AGR-1 CULPEPER S
LOOKOUT AGR-2 SHINDIG K
SKYWATCHER AGR-3 SLAVE DRIVER J
SEARCHER AGR-4 FANCY BALL Z
SCANNER AGR-5 NAOMI E
LOCATOR AGR-6 RETAIN W
PICKET AGR-7 JIGGER X
INTERCEPTOR AGR-8 NEVADA H
INVESTIGATOR AGR-9 AWARD I
OUTPOST AGR-10 BED ROCK J
PROTECTOR AGR-11 CATALOG P
VIGIL AGR-12 DISCOUNT U
INTERDICTOR AGR-13 GLARE E
INTERPRETER AGR-14 CHARIOT I
TRACER AGR-15 INCIDENT T
WATCHMAN AGR-16 REVLON M


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Fleet Oilers

Ship Hull Number Call Sign
CIMARRON AO-22 SKID W
PLATTE AO-24 CARIBOU G
SABINE AO-25 NEVADA T
SALAMONIE AO-26 ADMIRAL M
KASKASKIA AO-27 BOOK CASE D
CHEMUNG AO-30 IMPERIAL G
GUADALUPE AO-32 GLITTER K
KENNEBEC AO-37 LILAC N
KANKAKEE AO-39 EXPERT B
MATTAPONI AO-41 ADMIRAL J
NECHES AO-47 COCKTAIL W
ASHTABULA AO-51 VIGIL U
CACAPON AO-52 GOLFER Q
CALIENTE AO-53 AGELESS Y
CHIKASKIA AO-54 DISCOUNT G
ELOKOMIN AO-55 FRANCO K
AUCILLA AO-56 ELBOW B
MARIAS AO-57 AMHERST L
MANATEE AO-58 FORFEIT S
NANTAHALA AO-60 KILLER Y
SEVERN AO-61 KOSHER P
TALUGA AO-62 FALTER U
CHIPOLA AO-63 BANKSIDE K
TOLOVANA AO-64 JOHN LAW W
ALLAGASH AO-97 CLUB FLUSH X
CALOOSAHATCHEE AO-98 IMPERIAL L
CANISTEO AO-99 GAYETY X
CHUCKAWAN AO-100 RICHARD Y
MISPILLION AO-105 DEBARK N
NAVASOTA AO-106 DEBARK Q
PASSUMPSIC AO-107 BACARDI F
PAWCATUCK AO-108 MAH JONG F
WACCAMAW AO-109 CASINO W
NEOSHO AO-143 MISSPELL P
MISSISSINEWA AO-144 GAYTIME W
HASSAYAMPA AO-145 CASHMERE D
KAWISHIWI AO-146 RICHARD L
TRUCKEE AO-147 HAYWOOD S
PONCHATOULA AO-148 WARDROBE J


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High Speed Transports

Ship Hull Number Call Sign
CHARLES LAWRENCE APD-37 BACARDI L
LEE FOX APD-45 LASHING J
HOPPING APD-51 TERESA A
LOY APD-56 INDIGO T
NEWMAN APD-59 LASHING F
LIDDLE APD-60 DISCOUNT W
RUCHAMKIN APD-89 HAYWOOD N
KIRWIN APD-90 ICELAND S
DIACHENKO APD-123 ELBOW H
COOK APD-130 CAPETOWN B
WEISS APD-135 ADMIRAL Y


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Battleships

Ship Hull Number Call Sign
IOWA BB-61 DESTROY
NEW JERSEY BB-62 ONRUSH
MISSOURI BB-63 NITROGEN
WISCONSIN BB-64 GALL FLY


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Heavy Cruisers

Ship Hull Number Call Sign
BALTIMORE CA-68 HOUSEMAID
QUINCY CA-71 FRYING PAN
PITTSBURGH CA-72 CHEETAH
ST. PAUL CA-73 TORNADO
HELENA CA-75 GLADIATOR
OREGON CITY CA-122 DUPLEX
ROCHESTER CA-124 TITANIC
BREMERTON CA-130 OMAR
FALL RIVER CA-131 BRISTOL
MACON CA-132 SAMMY DAVIS
TOLOEDO CA-133 GOLDEN HAWK
DES MOINES CA-134 CRUSADER
LOS ANGELES CA-135 ROUGH RIDER
SALEM CA-139 VARSITY
NEWPORT NEWS CA-148 THUNDER


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