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International Radio Call Sign:
November - India - Lima - Yankee
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 Defoe Boat & Motor Works, Bay City, MI (YN 125)
  • Completed for E.T. Strong, Detroit, MI, as yacht Grathea II (ON 227068), April 1928
  • Sold to Robert F. Thompson, San Francisco, CA, renamed Borenna II, 1931
  • Sold to Albert Schurra, San Francisco, CA, 1941
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 10 December 1941
  • Assigned to Local Defense Forces, Twelfth Naval District, 1941 - 1945
  • Placed out of service at Frontier Base, San Francisco, 03 May 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Returned to owner, 17 July 1945
  • Renamed Sans Souci, 1947
  • Registered to Harry B. Williamson, San Francisco, CA, 1951
  • Registered to Dwight C. Kuhns, 1980s
  • Final disposition, fate unknown (still active 1989)
    Displacement 30 gross tons, 20 net tons
    Length 54' 4" waterline, 57' 0" overall
    Beam 12' 7"
    Draft 5' 2"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two Kermath gas engines
    twin propellers, 200hp

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    70k Grathea II on the stocks, 1927.
    Historical Collections of the Finger Lakes, Bowling Green State University
    Dave Wright
    38k Grathea II as completed, 1928. Dave Wright

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