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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by American Car & Foundry Co., Wilmington, DE
  • Completed for Thomas N. McCarter, Perth Amboy, NJ, as yacht Hermit (ON 227134)
  • Sold to George A. Armes, San Francisco, CA, 1931
  • Sold to Jack Staub, Los Angeles, CA, 1936
  • Sold to E.I. Veitch, San Francisco, CA, 1938
  • Sold to George Arnold Magnin, San Francisco, CA, 1940
  • Acquired by Navy, 09 December 1941
  • Placed in service as District Patrol Craft YP-142, date and location unknown
  • Assigned to Local Defense Forces, Twelfth Naval District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 19 December 1945
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, September 1946
  • Registered to Sydney G. Fischer, San Francisco, CA, 1946
  • Registered to Oregon Nevada California Fast Freight, Inc., San Francisco, CA, 1951
  • Out of documentation, 1957
  • Redocumented to Duane B. Busch, Burlingame, CA, as yacht Daring, 1961
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 44 gross tons, 34 net tons
    Length 65' 2"
    Beam 13' 8"
    Draft 6' 1"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    single propeller, 340shp

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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