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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Bravo - Papa - India
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

YP-78 Class Patrol Craft
  • Built by Hutchinson Boat Works, Alexandria Bay, NY
  • Contract awarded, 30 June 1941
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service at New York Navy Yard as YP-78, 28 July 1942
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To MARAD for disposal, 28 July 1958
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 75'
    Beam 16'
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two Diesel engines
    two propellers, 400shp
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    351k YP-78 underway, shortly after completion. This was probably taken on the St. Lawrence River before she started her journey to the Naval Academy, Note the machine guns atop her deckhouses,
    and the depth charge racks aft. The personnel aboard appear to all be civilians.
    National Archives photo 19-N-44730
    Stan Svec / Dave Wright
    241k YP-78 underway, probably same time and location as above.
    National Archives photo 19-N-44732
    Robert Hurst / Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-78 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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    Last Updated 20 February 2021