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YP-16
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CG-267 (1925 - 1934)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built, circa 1924-25 as the wood-hull Coast Guard patrol craft CG-267 by Lake Union Dry Dock and Machine Works, Seattle, WA.
  • Launched, circa 1924-25
  • Delivered, circa 1924-25
  • Transferred to the US Navy in early-1934 and placed in service as YP-16
  • YP-16 was delivered along with YP-17 by USS Ramapo (AO-12) at Apra Harbor, 22 October 1940, to augment the local defenses and to provide naval surveillance and reconnaissance in the waters around Guam
  • Scuttled, 10 December 1941, destroyed by burning
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 24 July 1942
  • YP-16 earned one battle star for World War II service for the Philippine Islands Operation (Including Guam)
    Specifications:
    Displacement 37.5 t.
    Length 74' 11"
    Beam 13' 7½"
    Draft 3' 9"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 8
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion two Sterling Engine Co., Buffalo, N.Y. 6-cylinder 400hp gasoline engines, two screws

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    YP-16 personnel captured at Guam and imprisoned in Japan
    USN
    Saunders, Philip Earl CBM 3801732 Imprisoned in Osaka area
    Ashton, Henry Jay BM2c 2071242 imprisoned at Hirohata
    Fabian, Henry Jr. MM2c 2232774 imprisoned in Osaka area
    Binns, Donald Adair Cox 3419733 imprisoned at Zentsuji
    Wash, Jack Lawrence S1c 3822756 imprisoned at Zentsuji
    Dahlsted, Arthur Benedict F1c 3287088 in Osaka Area

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