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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YP-161 Class Patrol Craft
  • Built by Covacevich Shipyard, Biloxi, MS
  • Completed for W.C. Kelly (Waterman Steamship Corp.), Mobile, AL, as yacht Lysistrata (ON 233073), 1934
  • Registered to Mobile Paint Manufacturing Co.,Mobile, AL, renamed Yes Sir, October 1936
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 20 December 1941
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • Allocated to Eighth Naval District, operating out of Mobile and Pensacola
  • Placed out of service at New Orleans, September 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 23 September 1944
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 23 August 1945
  • Transferred to British flag, 1948
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 44 gross tons, 30 net tons
    Length 66' 9"
    Beam 14' 7"
    Draft 5' 9"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two diesels
    two propellers, 300hp
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