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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
CG-275 (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-275 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-17
YP-17 was transported to Guam along with YP-16 aboard USS Ramapo (AO-12) arriving in Guam, 22 October 1940
YP-17 was assigned to the local defense and to provide naval surveillance and reconnaissance in the waters around the island
Captured by Japanese forces in December 1941
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
YP-17 earned one battle star for World War II service for the Philippine Islands Operation (Including Guam)
Displacement 37.5 t.
Length 74' 11"
Beam 13' 7½"
Draft 3' 9"
Speed 12 kts.
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-17 personnel captured at Guam and imprisoned in Japan
|Townsend, Homer Lamar ||CBM ||3596005 ||Imprisoned in Osaka area|
|Prickett, Hiram Jefferson ||QM1c ||2678192 ||imprisoned in Osaka area|
|Podries, Anthony Joseph ||MM1c ||3364049 ||imprisoned at Hirohata|
|Foote, Arthur Earnest ||MM1c ||3855619 ||died 25 July 1945 in air raid [Kawasaki Steel Mill]
|Bluma, Lawrence Eugene ||BM2c ||3419732 ||imprisoned at Zentsuji|
|Arnett, Lowren Augustus ||S1c ||2916382 ||imprisoned in Osaka area|
|Dutro, Harold William ||F2c ||3760667 ||imprisoned at Hirohata|
Last Updated 10 February 2012
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