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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by New York Yacht, Launch & Engine Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Completed for Joel S. Coffin, New York, NY, as yacht Delilah (ON 230304), 1930 1
  • Sold to William S. Barstow, New York, NY, and renamed Freba, 1936
  • Acquired by Navy, 09 January 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-204, 1942
  • Assigned to Tenth Naval District on patrol duty in Caribbean, 1942 - February 1944
  • Arrived Port Everglades, FL, in tow of Esselen (ATO-147) for layup, 12 March 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 29 July 1944
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 18 January 1945
  • Sold and registered under Honduran flag, 1945
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    1. Some sources mistakenly list an earlier, smaller Freba (ON 229511) as becoming YP-204.
    Displacement 149 gross tons, 101 net tons
    Length 99' 0"
    Beam 20' 0"
    Draft 10' 0"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two Winton diesel engines
    two propellers, 600hp

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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