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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 Julius Petersen, Nyack, NY
  • Completed for Lucien H. Tyng, New York, NY, as yacht Sabiha III (ON 229667), 1930
  • Acquired by Navy, 09 January 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-205, 1942
  • Assigned to Tenth Naval District on patrol duty in Caribbean, June - November 1942
  • Grounded off Saba Island, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, 01 November 1942
  • Sank in 30' of water after salvage efforts, 07 November 1942
  • Crew ordered to man Mauvila (YT-328), fitting out at Brunswick, GA
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 10 January 1943
    Displacement 98 gross tons, 66 net tons
    Length 91' 0"
    Beam 16' 5"
    Draft 7' 6"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, 400hp

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

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