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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YP- Net Patrol Vessel
  • Built by Western Boat Building, Tacoma, WA (YN 120)
  • Completed for Paul Sleipnes, Tacoma, WA, as the seiner Western Traveler (ON 235946), 1937
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 20 December 1941
  • Assigned to Thirteenth Naval District, operated in Aleutians
  • Placed in service as YP-152, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 11 March 1946
  • Registered to Bertil A. Warvick, Tacoma, WA, 1946
  • Sold to L.J. LeCompte, Seattle, WA, 1960
  • Final disposition, sunk in collision with Nelco I in Grenville Channel, British Columbia, 04 December 1961
    Displacement 129 gross tons, 71 net tons
    Length 78' 10"
    Beam 22' 4"
    Draft 10' 4"
    Speed unknown
    Armament unknown
    Complement unknown
    single propeller, 300shp
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    24k Prewar shot of Western Traveler, date and location unknown. Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record for YP-152 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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