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Lost to enemy action, 10 December 1941

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 by Lake Union Dry Dock and Machine Works, Seattle, WA
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned as CG-267, 1925
  • Stationed at San Pedro, CA, 1925 - 1934
  • Transferred to the US Navy, January 1934
  • Placed in service as YP-16, 03 February 1934
  • Assigned to Thirteenth Naval District, training reservists, 1934-1940
  • YP-16 was delivered along with YP-17 by USS Ramapo (AO-12) to Apra Harbor, Guam, 22 October 1940
  • Both were to augment the local defenses and to provide naval surveillance and reconnaissance in the waters around Guam
  • Driven aground in typhoon at Piti, Guam, 03 November 1940
  • Damaged by strafing Japanese aircraft and abandoned, 10 December 1941
  • 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)
    Displacement 37.5 tons
    Length 74' 11"
    Beam 13' 7"
    Draft 3' 9"
    Speed 12 knots
    Complement 8
    Armament unknown
    two Sterling 6-cylinder gasoline engines
    two propellers, 500shp

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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
    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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