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YP-381 served both the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard
Coastal Minesweeper:Built in 1940 at San Francisco, CA as the fishing boat St. James for James A. Davi of Monterey, CAAcquired by the Navy 10 December 1941 and designated as a Coastal Minesweeper, AMc-143Reclassified as a District Patrol Craft, YP-381 in May 1942 and placed in service in the 12th Naval District (Mare Island, CA)Transferred to the Coast Guard 15 July 1943Returned to Navy custody 25 August 1945Transferred to the War Shipping Administration in December 1945Struck from the Naval Register 20 March 1946Acquired in 1947 by John J. Ruzich of San Pedro, CA and renamed St. JamesBurned 11 December 1949 about 4 miles southwest of Port Fermin, CA.
Specifications:Displacement 72 t.Length 87' 9"Beam 24' 3"Speed 12 kts.Propulsion: One 550shp diesel engine, one shaft.
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