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International Radio Call Sign:
November - X-Ray - Yankee - November
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 Consolidated Shipbuilding, Morris Heights, NY (YN 2843)
  • Completed for Anson W. Ward, New York, NY, as yacht Avalanche (ON 225863), 1926
  • Sold to Alexander D. Thayer, New York, NY and renamed Lone Eagle, 1928
  • Sold to F.H. Bedford, Jr., New York, NY and renamed Kikai, 1931
  • Acquired by Navy, 09 January 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-206, 1942
  • Assigned to Tenth Naval District on patrol duty in Caribbean, 1942-1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 29 July 1944
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 29 July 1944
  • For sale at San Juan, August 1945
  • Final disposition, fate unknown - probably went to foreign flag
    Displacement 104 gross tons, 71 net tons
    Length 96' 8"
    Beam 16' 0"
    Draft 7' 6"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, 600hp

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    YP-206 42k Avalanche as completed. Photo from Consolidated advert in Motor Boating, November 1926. Note the copywriter spelled her owner's name wrong. Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-206 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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