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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"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel

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    158k The captured rum-runner Pronto alongside Yamacraw at Charleston, SC, 21 January 1936.
    US Coast Guard photo

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