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International Radio Call Sign:
November - X-Ray - Victor - Delta
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 Salisbury Shipbuilding Co., Salisbury, MD
  • Completed for liquor merchant James Carstairs, Philadelphia, PA, as yacht Normada (ON 230047), 1930
  • Sold to Henry H. Rogers, New York, NY, 1934
  • Sold to brewer and New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert, New York, NY, and fittingly renamed Yankee, 1936
  • Sold to Minnie Thomson, Greenwich, CT and renamed Almina, 1939
  • Sold to rum magnate Pedro J. Serralles, San Juan, PR, 1940
  • Acquired by Navy at San Juan, 07 January 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-202, May 1942
  • Assigned to Tenth Naval District on patrol duty in Caribbean, 1942-1944
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 29 July 1944
  • To WAA (War Assets Administration) for disposal, 05 June 1947
  • Final disposition, fate unknown - assume sold foreign; does not reappear on US register
    Displacement 153 gross tons, 104 net tons
    Length 116' 2"
    Beam 19' 0"
    Draft 9' 4"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two Treiber 12-cylinder diesel engines
    two propellers, 900hp

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    YP-202 70k Normada as completed. Photo by M. Rosenfeld, from Motor Boating, February 1931. Dave Wright
    YP-202 61k Normada underway, as completed. Photo from Motor Boating, January 1931. Dave Wright

    Commanding Officers
    01LT Jacob A. Barnett D-V(G), USNR(November 1942)

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-202 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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