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YP-159 Class Patrol Craft
  • Built by Waterman SS Corp., Mobile AL
  • Completed for own account as company yacht Lysistrata III (ON 238851), 1939
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 20 December 1941
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • Allocated to Eighth Naval District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 23 September 1944
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 02 May 1945
  • Sold to William Douglas Walker, Pensacola, FL, for $10,652, May 1945
  • Renamed Chanticleer II, 1951
  • Sold to Curry Corp., Miami, FL, renamed Lady Pelican, 1964
  • Final disposition, last listed in registers, 1971
    Displacement 64 gross tons, 43 net tons
    Length 73' 7"
    Beam 17' 3"
    Draft 7' 0"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two Superior MRD-6 diesels
    two propellers, 340hp
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    34k Lysistrata III as completed, 1939.
    From a Superior Diesel ad in Yachting magazine, 1940
    Stan Svec
    89k YP-159 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-159 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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