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Yangtze Service Medal

To commemorate the services performed by the personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps during the operations in the valley of the Yangtze River, China, in 1926 and 1927, and 1930 and 1932, a medal to be known as the "Yangtze Service Medal" will be issued to the officers and enlisted men who participated in those operations.

The period for which these medals will be issued is from 3 September 1926 to 21 October 1927, and from 1 March 1930 to 31 December 1932, and any officer or enlisted man of the Navy or Marine Corps who served on shore at Shanghai or in the valley of the Yangtze River, China, with a landing force during these periods or part of such periods is entitled to this medal, as are the officers and enlisted men who were attached to the vessels mentioned in the following list between the dates appearing beside and below each vessel. No officer or enlisted man is entitled to more than one such medal. (Navy Department General Order No. 205 of 28 April 1930);

Source: 1953 U.S. Navy Awards Manual

Alava, General...20 Sep 26-06 Nov 26
                 14 Apr 27-14 May 27
                 07 Jun 27-30 Jun 27
                 24 Aug 27-21 Oct 27
Asheville........03 Nov 26-02 Apr 27
                 13 May 27-18 May 27
                 02 Aug 27-23 Aug 27
                 18 Mar 32-23 Mar 32
                 27 Jun 32-09 Oct 32
Avocet...........23 Apr 31-07 May 31
                 09 Oct 31-22 Oct 31
Barker...........28 Nov 30-12 Jan 31
                 08 Jul 31-21 Aug 31
                 18 Oct 31-02 Nov 31
                 05 Feb 32-27 Mar 32
                 04 Oct 32-25 Oct 32
Beaver...........25 May 31-02 Jun 31
                 09 Oct 31-10 Oct 31
Bittern..........07 Feb 32-09 Mar 32
                 27 May 32-03 Jun 32
                 06 Oct 32-09 Oct 32
Black Hawk.......21 Oct 26-28 Oct 26
                 24 Apr 27-06 Jun 27
                 21 Apr 31-03 May 31
                 15 Sep 31-17 Sep 31
                 23 Sep 31-24 Sep 31
                 20 Oct 31-02 Nov 31
                 09 Feb 32-23 May 32
                 05 Oct 32-25 Oct 32
Borie............29 May 30-16 Jul 30
                 29 Jan 32-10 Mar 32
Bulmer...........07 Jan 27-03 Mar 27
                 23 May 27-28 Jun 27
                 21 Aug 27-21 Oct 27
                 01 Feb 30-28 Feb 30
                 04 Aug 30-01 Oct 30
                 02 May 31-11 May 31
                 27 Aug 31-29 Aug 31
                 24 Oct 31-02 Nov 31
                 02 Feb 32-06 Feb 32
                 08 Feb 32-19 Feb 32
                 21 Feb 32
                 15 Apr 32-02 May 32
                 06 May 32-09 May 32
                 13 May 32-16 May 32
                 19 May 32-23 May 32
                 05 Aug 32-07 Aug 32
Canopus..........16 May 31-30 Jun 31
                 08 May 32-16 May 32
Cincinnati.......04 Apr 27-09 Sep 27
                 27 Sep 27-15 Oct 27
Edsall...........16 Jan 27-02 Mar 27
                 18 Apr 27-02 Jul 27
                 21 Aug 27-22 Aug 27
                 01 Oct 27-21 Oct 27
                 01 Feb 30-28 Feb 30
                 16 Jul 30-26 Sep 30
                 15 Apr 31-22 Apr 31
                 27 Aug 31-01 Sep 31
                 02 Feb 32
                 04 Feb 32-25 Mar 32
                 27 Mar 32-02 May 32
                 06 May 32-09 May 32
                 13 May 32-16 May 32
                 19 May 32-23 May 32
                 04 Oct 32-25 Oct 32
Edwards, John D..22 May 30-16 Jul 30
                 07 Jul 31-08 Jul 31
                 21 Aug 31-02 Sep 31
                 19 Oct 31-02 Nov 31
                 05 Feb 32-13 Mar 32
                 15 Mar 32-16 Mar 32
                 10 May 32-23 May 32
                 04 Oct 32-25 Oct 32
Elcano...........03 Sep 26-21 Oct 27
Finch............07 Feb 32-05 Apr 32
                 08 Apr 32-11 Apr 32
                 15 Apr 32-24 May 32
Ford, John D.....11 Sep 26-18 Jan 27
                 28 Mar 27-07 Jul 27
                 02 May 31-17 Jun 31
                 06 Jul 31-31 Jul 31
                 05 Oct 31
                 04 Feb 32-10 Mar 32
                 25 Apr 32-23 May 32
                 04 Oct 32-11 Oct 32
Guam.............01 Mar 30-31 Dec 32
Hart.............12 Oct 26-01 Dec 26
                 19 Dec 26-09 Jan 27
                 25 May 27-04 Aug 27
                 11 Oct 27-17 Oct 27
Henderson........02 May 27-02 Jun 27
                 23 Jun 27-29 Jun 27
Heron............23 Apr 31-07 May 31
                 18 Oct 31-22 Oct 31
                 23 Sep 32-06 Oct 32
Houston..........15 Apr 31-08 Jun 31
                 22 Aug 31-05 Sep 31
                 24 Sep 31-16 Nov 31
                 03 Feb 32-05 May 32
                 31 May 32-07 Jun 32
                 24 Sep 32
                 27 Sep 32-12 Oct 32
                 14 Oct 32-10 Nov 32
Hulbert..........20 Oct 26-28 Oct 26
                 24 Feb 27-11 May 27
                 27 Jun 27-23 Aug 27
Huron............20 Sep 26-06 Nov 26
Isabel...........03 Sep 26-21 Oct 27
                 05 Apr 31-05 Jun 31
                 21 Aug 31-20 Sep 31
                 23 Sep 31-25 Sep 31
                 27 Sep 31-16 Nov 31
                 06 Feb 32-25 Feb 32
                 03 May 32-07 Jun 32
                 20 Sep 32-24 Sep 32
                 27 Sep 32-01 Oct 32
                 03 Oct 32-08 Oct 32
                 10 Oct 32-10 Nov 32
Jason............23 Apr 31-07 May 31
                 16 Sep 31-28 Sep 31
Jones, Paul......20 Oct 26-28 Oct 26
                 11 Mar 27-01 Jun 27
                 07 Sep 27-15 Sep 27
                 14 Apr 30-30 Jun 30
                 22 Apr 31-03 May 31
                 19 Jun 31-03 Jul 31
                 19 Oct 31-02 Nov 31
                 02 Feb 32-22 Mar 32
                 24 Mar 32-23 May 32
                 13 Aug 32-14 Aug 32
                 13 Oct 32-27 Oct 32
Luzon............01 Mar 30-31 Dec 32
MacLeish.........07 Jan 27-10 Mar 27
                 20 Apr 27-19 Jun 27
                 21 Aug 27-22 Aug 27
                 29 Jan 31-22 Apr 31
                 28 Aug 31-02 Nov 31
Marblehead.......03 Apr 27-10 Jun 27
                 09 Aug 27-27 Aug 27
                 06 Sep 27-18 OCt 27
McCormick........07 Jan 27-02 Mar 27
                 18 Apr 27-19 Jun 27
                 21 Aug 27-21 OCt 27
                 01 Feb 30-28 Feb 30
                 13 Apr 31-20 Apr 31
Monocacy.........03 Sep 27-21 Oct 27
                 01 Jul 30-13 Feb 31
                 23 Apr 31-31 Dec 32
Noa..............31 Jan 27-02 Feb 27
                 24 Feb 27-01 Jun 27
                 04 Jul 27-27 Aug 27
Oahu.............01 May 30-31 Dec 32
Palos............03 Sep 26-21 Oct 27
                 01 Jul 30-13 Feb 31
                 23 Apr 31-31 Dec 32
Panay............01 Mar 30-31 Dec 32
Parrott..........07 Jan 27-20 Jan 27
                 22 Feb 27-02 Mar 27
                 18 Apr 27-09 Jun 27
                 13 Jun 27-28 Jun 27
                 21 Aug 27-21 Oct 27
                 16 Jul 30-22 Aug 30
                 01 Feb 31-11 May 31
                 25 Aug 31-02 Sep 31
                 02 Feb 32-06 Feb 32
                 08 Feb 32-02 May 32
                 06 May 32-09 May 32
                 13 May 32-16 May 32
                 19 May 32-23 May 32
                 05 Aug 32-06 Aug 32
                 05 Oct 32-25 Oct 32
Peary............15 Sep 26-18 Jan 27
                 28 Mar 27-02 Jul 27
                 13 Jul 27-22 Jul 27
                 15 Oct 27-21 Oct 27
                 20 Sep 30-28 Nov 30
                 04 Jun 31-15 Jul 31
                 19 Oct 31-11 Dec 31
                 04 Feb 32-10 Mar 32
                 04 Oct 32-25 Oct 32
Pecos............16 Jul 31-24 Jul 31
                 29 Aug 31-30 Aug 31
Penguin..........03 Sep 26-21 Oct 27
Pigeon...........03 Sep 26-21 Oct 27
                 16 May 31-28 May 31
                 22 Jun 31-23 Jun 31
                 06 Jun 32-13 Jun 32
Pillsbury........11 Sep 26-16 Jan 27
                 28 Mar 27-01 Apr 27
                 06 May 27-19 Jul 27
                 15 Oct 27-21 Oct 27
                 01 Mar 30-14 Apr 30
                 02 Jun 31-03 Jun 31
                 19 Oct 31-21 Oct 31
                 16 May 32-23 May 32
                 05 Oct 32-25 Oct 32
Pittsburgh.......13 Jan 27-30 Jun 27
                 24 Aug 27-21 Oct 27
Pope.............03 Sep 26-20 Sep 26
                 03 Oct 26-17 Mar 27
                 03 May 27-16 Jul 27
                 15 Oct 27-21 Oct 27
                 01 Mar 30-14 Apr 30
                 01 May 31-08 May 31
                 17 May 31-25 May 31
                 14 Jul 31-15 Jul 31
                 19 Oct 31-17 Oct 31
                 05 Feb 32-09 Mar 32
                 06 May 32-23 May 32
                 04 Oct 32-08 Oct 32
Preble...........20 Oct 26-28 Oct 26
                 24 Feb 27-30 May 27
                 26 Jun 27-04 Aug 27
Preston, Wm. B...20 Oct 26-28 Oct 26
                 02 Mar 27-29 Mar 27
                 29 May 27-01 Jun 27
                 26 Jun 27-27 Aug 27
Pruitt...........20 Oct 26-28 Oct 26
                 02 Mar 27-02 Jun 27
                 27 Jun 27-28 Jun 27
                 12 Aug 27-15 Aug 27
Richmond.........22 Jun 27-29 Jul 27
                 03 Aug 27-19 Sep 27
Rizal............26 0ct 26-09 Jan 27
                 05 Jun 27-19 Aug 27
                 11 Oct 27-17 Oct 27
                 18 Sep 30-20 Oct 30
Rochester........29 Apr 32-31 Dec 32
S-30.............25 May 31-02 Jun 31
S-31.............25 May 31-02 Jun 31
                 22 Jun 31-30 Jun 31 
                 12 Aug 31-27 Aug 31 
S-34.............25 May 31-02 Jun 31 
S-35.............25 May 31-02 Jun 31 
S-36.............15 May 31-28 May 31 
                 08 May 32-16 May 32 
S-37.............15 May 31-28 May 31 
                 08 May 32-16 May 32 
S-38.............15 May 31-28 May 31 
                 l0 Oct 31-16 0ct 31 
                 28 May 32-02 Jun 32 
S-39.............15 May 31-28 May 31 
                 08 May 32-16 May 32 
                 23 Sep 32-03 Oct 32 
S-40.............15 May 31-28 May 31 
                 06 Jun 32-13 Jun 32 
S-41.............15 May 31-28 May 31 
                 08 May 32-16 May 32 
Sacramento.......01 Nov 26-20 Apr 27 
                 28 Aug 27-26 Sep 27
                 13 Apr 32-02 May 32 
                 05 May 32-11 Jun 32 
                 02 Sep 32-19 Sep 32 
Sicard...........20 Oct 26-26 Oct 26 
                 02 Mar 27-02 May 27 
                 08 Jun 27-10 Jun 27 
                 04 Jul 27-22 Aug 27 
Simpson..........07 Jan 27-03 Mar 27 
                 18 Apr 27-20 Jun 27 
                 21 Aug 27-21 Sep 27 
                 16 Jul 30-01 Oct 30
                 11 Dec 31-18 Feb 32 
Stewart..........03 Sep 26-18 Sep 26 
                 31 Jan 27-02 Feb 27 
                 11 Mar 27-13 Jul 27
                 20 Sep 27-21 Oct 27 
                 17 Sep 30-28 Nov 30 
                 02 May 31-15 Jul 31 
                 15 Oct 31 
                 26 Feb 32-02 May 32 
                 06 May 32-09 May 32 
                 13 May 32-16 May 32 
                 19 May 32-23 May 32 
                 11 Oct 32-25 Oct 32 
Thompson, Smith..01 Jul 30-16 Jul 30 
                 20 Nov 30-04 Feb 31 
                 12 Jul 31-13 Jul 31 
                 15 Jul 31-31 Jul 31 
                 29 Aug 31-01 Sep 31 
                 19 Oct 31-02 Nov 31 
                 05 Feb 32-29 Mar 32 
                 04 Oct 32-25 Oct 32 
Tracy............14 Apr 30-24 May 30 
Truxtun..........15 Sep 27-17 Mar 27 
                 16 May 27-22 Jul 27 
                 15 Oct 27-21 Oct 27 
                 01 Mar 30-14 Apr 30 
Tulsa............21 Jan 32-01 Apr 32 
                 15 Oct 32-07 Nov 32 
                 l0 Nov 32-31 Dec 32 
Tutuila..........01 Mar 30-31 Dec 32 
Villalobos.......03 Sep 26-21 Oct 27 
Whipple..........14 Apr 30-19 May 30 
                 28 Nov 30-04 Feb 31 
                 19 Jul 31-23 Feb 31 
                 19 Oct 31-02 Nov 31 
                 05 Feb 32-26 Feb 32 
                 27 Feb 32-23 Apr 32 
                 04 Oct 32-25 Oct 32

Personnel from the landing parties of the following ships

Chaumont.........23 Dec 26-01 Jan 27
                 24 Feb 27-05 May 27
                 20 May 27-30 May 27
                 13 Jun 27-25 Jun 27
                 02 Jul 27-07 Jul 27
                 16 Oct 27-20 Oct 27

Pecos............09 Feb 27-23 Apr 27
                 18 Jun 27-21 Jun 27
                 16 Jul 27-18 Jul 27

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