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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 Harold Fish & Co., Oakland, CA
  • Completed for Frank M. Ball, San Francisco, CA, as yacht Jasmine (ON 230149), 1930
  • Sold to Maurice M. Gale, San Francisco, CA, renamed Skeeter, 1935
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 10 December 1941
  • Assigned to Local Defense Forces, Twelfth Naval District
  • Reclassified small boat, 01 May 1942
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold and registered to Herbert G. Thode, San Francisco, CA, as Skeeter, 1946
  • Registered to Dean W. Campbell, Los Angeles, CA, renamed Vide III, 1947
  • Registered to actor Denver D. Pyle, Los Angeles, CA, 1964
  • Registered to Ronald C. Burson, Huntington Beach, CA, 1970s
  • Sold off US registers about 2008
  • Final disposition, active as yacht in Venice, Italy, 2021
    Displacement 23 gross tons, 20 net tons
    Length 45' 3"
    Beam 11' 6"
    Draft 5' 0"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion gas, 300bhp

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    133k YP-118 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-118 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    No Information Available
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    Last Updated 12 December 2021