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International Radio Call Sign:
November - India - Foxtrot - oscar
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 Peterson Boat Works, Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Completed for Charles H. Morse, Jr., Chicago, IL, as yacht Xanadu (ON 234474), 1935
  • Sold to Reed J. Bekins, San Francisco, CA, 1937
  • Acquired by Navy, 10 December 1941
  • Placed in service, 20 January 1942
  • Assigned to Local Defense Forces, Twelfth Naval District, 1941 - 1945
  • Placed out of service, 16 October 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 29 July 1947
  • Transferred to WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 27 November 1946
  • Registered to Norman H. Ripley, San Francisco, CA, as Xanadu, 1947
  • Registered to George R. Beauregard, San Francisco, CA, 1956
  • Registered to Griffith P. Ashurst, Sr., San Francisco, CA, 1958
  • Registered to Katherine B. Estes, San Diego, CA, 1966
  • Final disposition, out of documentation, 1986
    Displacement 37 gross tons, 25 net tons
    Length 55' 3" waterline, 59' 6" overall
    Beam 14' 0"
    Draft 4' 6"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel, 200hp

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