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International Radio Call Sign:
November - Echo - X-Ray - Quebec
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 Wilmington Boat Works, Wilmington, CA
  • Completed for Sunset Exploration Co. (Byron Siens & A.G. Wilkes), Los Angeles, CA, as yacht Sobre las Olas (ON 228529), 1929
  • Sold to John B. Miller, Los Angeles, CA, October 1929
  • Registered to Santa Fe Investment Co., Los Angeles, CA, 1933
  • Registered to Francis H. Crosby, San Francisco, CA, 1934
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 10 December 1941
  • Assigned to Local Defense Forces, Twelfth Naval District
  • Manned by USCG personnel, 15 July 1943 - 20 February 1944
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 13 November 1944
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 22 August 1945
  • Sold to Lawrence C. Ives, San Francisco, CA, for $12,400, September 1945
  • Registered to Hodgson-Greene-Haldeman Shipbuilders, Los Angeles, CA, 1946
  • Registered to Francis H. Crosby, San Francisco, CA, 1947
  • Registered to V.A. Cole, Port Townsend, WA, late 1960s
  • Registered to S & E Co., Seattle, WA, by 1965
  • Registered to Dr. Rodney B. Hearne, Seattle, WA, 1973
  • Sold to Steven C. & Janet R. Hansen, dba Hansen's Southshore Marina, for $176,008, 1980
  • Lien filed by Pacific Fishermen, Inc.; US Marshal ordered boat delivered to Hearne, 1982
  • Registered to Capt. John A. Swanson, Seattle, WA, as passenger vessel, 1985
  • Registered to Edward D. & Paz Colberg, trustees, Miami, FL, 1994
  • Registered to Jeffrey Ganter & Sean Connolly, Los Angeles, CA, 2003
  • Final disposition, still extant, 2022
    Displacement 127 gross tons, 86 net tons
    Length 83' 0" waterline
    Beam 21' 4"
    Draft 9' 2"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two Atlas Imperial diesels
    twin screws, 240bhp

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