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USCGC Dallas (1925 - 1936)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Charlie - Lima
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by Defoe Boat & Motor Works, Bay City, MI (YN 81)
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned as the 100-foot US Coast Guard patrol boat USCGC Dallas, 29 October 1925
  • Stationed at Boston, MA, 1925-1927
  • Stationed at Pascagoula, MS, 1927-1934
  • Stationed at Sault Sainte Marie, MI, 1934-1936
  • Decommissioned, 10 January 1936
  • Transferred to the US Navy, 16 May 1936
  • Placed in service as YP-61, 1936
  • Assigned to Ninth Naval District at Duluth, MN, for reservist training, 1936 - 1940
  • Moved from Great Lakes to New York, NY, November 1940
  • Assigned to NOB Bermuda, 1942 - 1944
  • Assigned to Fifth Naval District, Norfolk, VA, 1944-1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 14 August 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown, probably scrapped
    Displacement 210 tons full load
    Length 99' 8"
    Beam 23'
    Draft 4' 6"
    Speed 12 knots
    Complement 1 Warrant Officer, 14 Enlisted (USCG)
    Armament one single 3"/23 gun mount
    two Grey Marine Diesel engines
    twin propellers, 300 BHP

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    YP-61 103k Dallas launching at Defoe Boat & Motor Works, Bay City, MI. circa 1924-25.
    Photo from Bowling Green University Historical Collection of the Great Lakes
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
    YP-61 85k Dallas coated with ice at Boston, 30 January 1926.
    Photo courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection, accession number 08_06_003382
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-61 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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