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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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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, 20 April 1942
  • Delivered and placed in service as YP-79, August 1942
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to Haiti at Miami, FL, renamed 22 Septembre (GC-11), 1960
  • Arrived Bizoton, Haiti, for duty, 25 August 1960
  • 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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    417k YP-79 on the ways before launching, April 1942.
    National Archives photo 19-N-44726
    Dave Wright
    76k Launching ceremony for YP-79, 20 April 1942.
    Cornwall Bros. Museum Collection photo via
    Dave Wright
    332k YP-79 underway, probably shortly after delivery and before departing on her delivery voyage. Note her number is now shaded, and the machine gun mounts fore and aft.
    National Archives photo 19-N-44728
    Stan Svec / Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-79 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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