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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
District Patrol Craft
Built by unknown builder, Nova Scotia
Completed for unknown owner, Weymouth, NS, as civilian craft Pronto (British ON 156837), October 1930
Captured as a rum-runner with 2,400 gallons of grain alcohol aboard by USCGC Yamacraw off Georgetown, SC, 20 January 1936
Donated by Navy to Rio Grande Valley Navy Club, Harlingen TX, for reservist training as YP-65, 1936
Appears to have primarily been used for recreational fishing
Noted as beached and for sale in turning basin, Port Isabel, TX, May 1942
Further fate unknown
Displacement 21 tons
Length 71' 3"
Beam 13' 2"
Draft 6' 0"
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|The captured rum-runner Pronto alongside Yamacraw at Charleston, SC, 21 January 1936.
US Coast Guard photo
There is no DANFS history record available for YP-65 at NavSource
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Last Updated 20 February 2021
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