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YP-84 Class Patrol Craft
  • Built by Western Boatbuilding, Tacoma, WA
  • Completed for W.S. Balcom, Ketchikan, AK, as commercial fishing vessel Ketchikan (ON 236146), 1937
  • Registered to Osmund Hendrickson, Ketchikan, AK, 1941
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 07 April 1941
  • Placed in service as YP-84, 1941
  • Allocated to the 13th Naval District
  • Operated on patrol out of Port Angeles and Neah Bay, 1941-1942
  • Operated in Aleutians, November 1942 - May 1944
  • Placed out of service and in storage afloat at Bellevue, WA, 24 June 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 18 July 1944
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 21 August 1944
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown (not on US registers postwar)
    Displacement 94 gross tons, 63 net tons
    Length 69' 6"
    Beam 20' 5"
    Draft 9' 3"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 200shp
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    760k YP-84 underway, date and location unknown.
    National Archives photo 80-G-456595
    Original: Stan Svec
    Replacement: Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-84 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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