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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal
District Patrol Craft
Built by Consolidated Shipbuilding, Morris Heights, NY (YN 2994)
Completed for Norman P. Woolworth, New York, NY, as commuter yacht Pamnorm (ON 230494), 1931
Sold to Major Edward Bowes, New York, NY, and renamed Edmar, 1937
Acquired by US Navy, 31 December 1940
Initially designated PC-523
Reclassified District Patrol Craft YP-77, January 1941
Assigned to 4th Naval District, operating as patrol craft on Delaware River and Bay
Rammed and sunk in six feet of water by tug Miller off Reedy Island, DE, 20 April 1942
Floated and beached, 21 April 1942
Towed to Philadelphia Navy Yard by Tahchee (YN-43), 22 April 1942
Final disposition, unknown - presumed scrapped
Displacement 61 gross tons
Length 79' 3"
Beam 15' 0"
Draft 6' 9"
Propulsion two Speedway gas engines, 600hp
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||Pamnorm as completed.
From Consolidated Shipbuilding advert in Motor Boating, June 1931
||YP-77 moored at Mathis Yacht Building, Camden, NJ, circa May-June 1942. This photo must have been taken after her sinking and while awaiting disposal.
There is no DANFS history record available for YP-77 at NavSource
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