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YP-156 Class Patrol Craft
  • Built by Jahncke Shipbuilding, Madisonville LA
  • Completed for A.B. Paterson, New Orleans, LA, as yacht Bonne Fortune (ON 237030), 1937
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 20 December 1941
  • Placed in service as YP-156, date unknown
  • Allocated to Eighth Naval District, operating out of Corpus Christi
  • Placed out of service at New Orleans, September 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 23 September 1944
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 24 March 1945
  • Registered to Mobile Bar Pilots Association, Mobile, AL, as pilot boat Bonne Fortune, 1946
  • Final disposition, foundered in Mobile Bay during Hurricane Hilda, 04 October 1964
    Displacement 98 gross tons, 44 net tons
    Length 77' 5"
    Beam 18' 7"
    Draft 9' 1"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two diesels
    two propellers, 500hp
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