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YP-90 (1941 - 1944)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Bravo - Whiskey - Quebec
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

YP-87 Class Patrol Craft
  • Built at Seattle, WA
  • Completed for Chris Jangard, Seattle, WA, as fishing vessel Montara (ON 236345), 1937
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 29 March 1941
  • Allocated to the Thirteenth Naval District, operated mostly in Washington area
  • Reclassified Covered Lighter, Self-Propelled YF-1080, 10 October 1944
  • Allocated to Naval Ammunition Depot, Puget Sound
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 03 July 1946
  • Returned to owner as Montara, 1946
  • Final disposition, foundered 140 miles SW of San Diego, CA, 23 July 1954
    Displacement 99 gross tons, 49 net tons
    Length 71' 3"
    Beam 20' 4"
    Draft 9' 69"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one diesel engine
    single propeller, 200shp

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    139k YP-90 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record available for YF-1080 / YP-90 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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