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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 at Seattle, WA
Launched, late April 1937
Completed for M.C. Wright, Seattle, WA, as fishing vessel Endeavor (ON 236639), 1937
Purchased by US Navy, November 1940
Placed in service as YP-74, December 1940
Assigned to Aleutian Patrol, 1940-42
Sunk in collision with Alaska Steam Ship Co. freighter SS Derblay off Unimak Island, 06 September 1942
21 survivors rescued by Derblay, but two crewmen and two passengers lost 1
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
1. Lost were the following:
Robert Hannon Brooks (664 09 67) S2c V-6 USNR
Martin Francis Wagoner (626 19 14) S2c V-6 USNR
Bernard Joseph Heddings (602 22 11) MSmth1c USNR (passenger - 8th Naval Construction Battalion)
Francis Henry Moore (666 22 25) CM3c USNR (passenger - 8th Naval Construction Battalion)
Displacement 101 gross tons
Length 72' 1"
Beam 20' 3"
Draft 9' 7"
Armament one 3"/23
Propulsion diesel, 200hp
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||YP-74 underway, date and location unknown (probably in Puget Sound in late 1940). Note the 3"/23 gun aft.
Cropped from U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships Photograph, Bureau of Ships General Correspondence, YP-72 file, Box 472, National Archives and Records Administration, Textual Records Branch, College Park, Md
|01||LT John Backland, D-V(S) USNR||(December 1941 - March 1942)|
|02||LT / LCDR George White Snyder, USN||(March 1942 - 06 September 1942)|
There is no DANFS history record available for YP-74 at NavSource
Last Updated 24 March 2017
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