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November - Uniform - November - Zulu
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 Luders Marine Construction, Stamford, CT
  • Completed as yacht Amida (ON 225718) for Ernst R. Behrend, Erie, PA, 1926
  • Sold to William N. Beach, Bridgeport, CT and renamed Denali, 1928
  • Sold to Floyd W. Hanchett, San Francisco, CA, 1934
  • Acquired by Navy, 13 December 1941
  • Placed in service as District Patrol Craft YP-146, date and location unknown
  • Assigned to Local Defense Forces, San Francisco, Twelfth Naval District, 1942-45
  • Placed out of service, 21 May 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, August 1945
  • Registered to Lyman H. Farwell, San Francisco, CA as yacht Denali, 1945
  • Sold to Philip H. Thearle, San Diego, CA, 1954
  • Sold to Eugene Richards, Seattle, WA, 1956
  • Sold to Ray L. Cox, Seattle, WA, 1959
  • Sold to Glen R. Craig, Juneau, AK, 1960
  • Sold to Cliff D. Slater, Juneau, AK, 1972
  • Registered to Denali Charters, Inc., Douglas, AK, as passenger vessel Denali, 1973
  • Registered to L.B. Slater, Douglas, AK, 1976
  • Sold to Jack D. and Georgia E. Becker, Vashon, WA, as yacht Denali, 1984
  • Sold to Robert S. Snitily, Bremerton, WA, as passenger vessel Denali, 1988
  • Sold to Denny E. Pastega, Balboa, CA, passenger vessel Denali, 2003
  • Sank while in storage, 2015
  • Acquired by Benjamin Gonzalez, June 2018
  • Final disposition, currently under restoration in Portland, OR
    Displacement 51 gross tons, 35 net tons
    Length 78' 1"
    Beam 14' 6"
    Draft 5' 4"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two Gray Marine diesels
    two propellers, 250bhp

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

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    Koka Media
    Denali Restoration

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