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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by Stephens Brothers, Stockton, CA (YN 659)
  • Delivered to Louis C. Dunn, San Francisco, CA, as yacht Adventuress (ON 240117), 26 October 1940
  • Acquired by Navy, 10 December 1941
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • Manned by USCG personnel, 26 December 1941 - 20 May 1942
  • Assigned to Local Defense Forces, Twelfth Naval District, 1941 - 1944
  • Operated as guard mail and hospital boat during 1944
  • Placed out of service at Frontier Base, San Francisco, 20 October 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 13 November 1944
  • Transferred to WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 30 June 1945
  • Registered to Thomas W. Gilboy, San Francisco as Adventuress, 1946
  • Registered to Dan E. London, San Francisco, 1956
  • Registered to William G. Edmiston, San Francisco, 1972
  • Registered to Edwin H. Morgan, Ketchikan, AK, as fishing vessel, 1976
  • Registered to Arnold S. Gridley, San Francisco, CA, 2002
  • Out of documentation, 2003
  • Final disposition, further fate unknown
    Displacement 32 gross tons, 26 net tons
    Length 52' 3" waterline, 55' 0" overall
    Beam 12' 7"
    Draft 5' 5"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion gas, 132bhp

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    289k Prewar photo of Adventuress underway in San Francisco Bay, from a postwar Stephens Brothers ad. Dave Wright
    160k YP-114 moored to a buoy off Naval Station Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA, probably while out of service awaiting disposal.
    US Navy photo.
    Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-114 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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