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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
YP-448 (1942 - 1944)
November - Alpha - India - Quebec
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
District Patrol Craft / Miscellaneous Unclassified
Built as the yacht Virginia in 1941, at Mueller Boat Works, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Acquired by the Navy at Fairhaven, MA., 2 July 1942
Converted for Naval service at Boston Navy Yard
Placed in service as YP-448, 23 September 1942
Redesignated Unclassified Miscellaneous (IX-200), 15 December 1944
Named Maratanza (IX-200), 19 December 1944
Placed out of service, 7 November 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, 21 January 1946
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 31 July 1947
Final Disposition, returned to her former owner, fate unknown
Displacement 75 t.
Length 92' 1"
Beam 20' 8"
Draft 10' 6"
three single 20mm AA gun mounts
one Diesel engine
two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
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||YP-448 moored pierside, date and location unknown.
YP-448 / Maratanza (IX-200)
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 26 February 2010
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