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Nan - Charlie - Item - How


YP-3 served the U. S. Navy and the City of New York.


  • Built in 1917 as M.V.H. by W. E. Haff, New York
  • Acquired by the Navy 26 September 1917 and placed in service as USS Sanda
  • Placed out of service 2 January 1920
  • Designated YP-3, 17 July 1920
  • Loaned to the New York City Dock Department in November 1920
  • Returned to U.S. Navy custody 26 April 1941
  • Destroyed by burning in May 1942.


  • Displacement 9 t.
  • Length 36' 2"
  • Beam 7' 2"
  • Draft 2' 3"
  • Speed 10 kts.
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