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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YP-88 Class Patrol Craft
  • Built at Seattle, WA, 1937
  • Completed for Olaf Hanseth, Seattle, WA, as fishing vessel Adventure (ON 236511), August 1937
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 29 March 1941
  • Placed in service as YP-88, 1941
  • Allocated to Thirteenth Naval District, operated in Aleutians
  • Grounded in 50 knot winds on Bird Rock, off NW Amchitka Island, Aleutian Islands, 28 October 1943
  • Cree (AT-84 arrived to attempt salvage, but wind and ground swells prevented this
  • Vessel abandoned by crew without loss of life, 30 October 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 February 1944
    Displacement 101 gross tons, 69 net tons
    Length 74' 6"
    Beam 20' 4"
    Draft 9' 8"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    one 3"/23 gun
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 200shp
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    41k YP-88 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial
    Stan Svec

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