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YP-86 Class Patrol Craft
  • Built by Martinolich Boatbuilding, Tacoma, WA
  • Completed for Coastwise Fisheries, Ketchikan, AK, as commercial fishing vessel Pacific Fisher (ON 236159), 1937
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 07 April 1941
  • Placed in service as YP-86, 1941
  • Allocated to the 13th Naval District
  • Operated in Aleutians, 1941-1944
  • Placed out of service, 27 June 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 18 July 1944
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 06 October 1944
  • Registered to Coastwise Fisheries, Seattle, WA, 1945
  • Registered to Merrill W. Henington, Seldovia, AK, 1961
  • Registered to Edward G. Mesher, Juneau, AK, 1970s
  • Sold and renamed Jenny B., date unknown
  • Final disposition, fate unknown (still active late 1980s)
    Displacement 113 gross tons, 77 net tons
    Length 73' 6"
    Beam 21' 1"
    Draft 9' 9"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 200shp
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    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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