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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 574)
  • Completed for John Wynne, San Francisco, CA, as yacht Bobanet (ON 229189), 1929
  • Sold to J.A. Harvey, Jr., San Francisco, CA, 1932
  • Sold to Carl Bach, San Francisco, CA, about 1935
  • Sold to Edward F. LaMontagne, San Francisco, CA, 1940
  • Sold to William D. Patterson, San Francisco, CA, 1941
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 10 December 1941
  • Assigned to Local Defense Forces, Twelfth Naval District
  • Reclassified small boat C-22002, 01 May 1942
  • Assigned to Assistant Industrial Manager, Mare Island Navy Yard
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Registered to Ernest G. Mills, San Francisco, CA, renamed Seven Bells, 1952
  • Registered to Albert J. Brown, San Francisco, CA, about 1959
  • Underwent complete restoration, September 1998 - April 2000
  • Fitted with two 4-cylinder Yanmar diesels, 2013
  • Final disposition, still extant (2021)
    Displacement 18 gross tons, 16 net tons
    Length 40' 4"
    Beam 10' 5"
    Draft 5' 2"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion gas, 200hp

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    133k Bobanet, the 1936 William Randolph Hearst Master trophy winner in All Clubs, underway in San Francisco Bay, about 1936-1937.
    Fang family San Francisco Examiner Photograph Archive Negative Files, UC Berkeley Library
    BANC PIC 2006.029--NEG box 669, sleeve 095420_01 (cropped)
    Dave Wright

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