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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by Consolidated Shipbuilding, Morris Heights, NY
  • Completed as the yacht Alida (ON 228659) for Bertram H. Borden, New York, NY, 1929
  • Sold to Kooyong Corporation, Philadelphia, PA, renamed Kooyong III, 1936
  • Requistioned by Navy, late 1941
  • Manned by Coast Guard personnel, 20 March 1942
  • Returned to US Navy custody at Philadelphia Navy Yard, 01 September 1944
  • Struck from Naval Register, 13 November 1944
  • to WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, January 1946
  • Sold by WSA for $390 to Alfred F. Lichenstein, Red Bank, NJ as Kooyong III
  • Sold to United Distillers of America, New York, NY, renamed Lansdowne, 1949
  • Renamed Shadow Isle, 1950s
  • Sold to Shadow Isle Charter Corp., West Palm Beach, FL, 1961
  • Sold to University of Miami, 1964
  • Final disposition, still active 1965
    Displacement 47 gross tons
    Length 72'4"
    Beam 12' 8"
    Draft 6' 8"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    machine guns
    depth charge tracks
    Propulsion two 300hp Speedway diesels
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    YP-75 975k YP-75 embarking an inspection party for a tour of military facilities on the Delaware River, 1941. Note the .30 caliber Lewis guns fore and aft.
    Independence Seaport Museum photo, accession number 85.79.26
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-75 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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