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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
YP-87 Class Patrol Craft
Completed June 1936 by Western Boat Building, Tacoma, Washington (hull 115) as commercial fishing vessel Western Chief (Official Number 234941)
Acquired by the US Navy, and placed in service in April 1941, allocated to the 13th Naval District
YP-94 spent her naval career as a patrol and supply boat in Alaskan waters
Final Disposition, destroyed by grounding in south end of Tugidak Passage, Alaska (56° 32' N 154° 22' W) 18 February 1945. All hands were rescued, but the vessel broke in half on 23 February, ending salvage efforts.
Struck from the Naval Register, 10 March 1945
Displacement 115 gross tons
Draft 9' 9"
one Washington Machine Co. 4-cylinder diesel engine
single propeller, 240bhp
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||YP-94 underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
There is no DANFS history record available for YP-94 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 08 May 2015
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