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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by Robert Jacob, City Island, NY
  • Launched, 26 June 1929
  • Completed for Jules S. Bache, New York, NY, as motor yacht Colmena (ON 228448), 1929
  • Sold to Willard E. Ferguson, New York, NY, renamed Marybelle, 1931
  • Sold to Leo Spitz, New York, NY, renamed Caroline, 1936
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 06 June 1941
  • Placed in service as YP-98, September 1941
  • Assigned to 8th Naval District at Galveston, TX, serving as plane guard for NAS Corpus Christi
  • Surveyed, February 1943
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 28 July 1943
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 138 gross tons / 94 net tons
    Length 108' 2" waterline, 112' 0" overall
    Beam 17' 5"
    Draft 9' 0"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two Winton diesels, 600hp

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    58k Colmena as completed.
    Photo from Motor Boating magazine, February 1930.
    Dave Wright

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