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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 F.D. Lawley, Inc., Quincy, MA
  • Completed for William Hardy Eshbaugh, New York, NY, as yacht Anticosti (ON 228673), 1929
  • Registered to Noyes Marine Co., Boston, MA, 1931
  • Sold to Lowell A. Mayberry, Boston, MA, renamed Jageo III, 1932
  • Sold to Quincy Bent, Gloucester, MA, renamed Bobolink III, 1937
  • Acquired by Navy, 19 January 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-222, date unknown
  • Assigned to Local Defense Force, First Naval District, 1942 - 1944
  • Transferred to Radio Materiel Office, Navy Yard Boston, for use in direction finder calibration, March 1944
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 07 November 1945
  • Registered to Western Motors, Inc., Seattle, WA, as Bobolink III, 1946
  • Registered to Emil O.E. Gaupholm, Seattle, WA, 1948
  • Sold to Robert R. Bills, Beaverton, OR, 1958
  • Sold to Walter A. Wagner, Yakima, WA, late 1960s
  • Final disposition, out of documenation in early 1970s
    Displacement 52 gross tons, 35 net tons
    Length 72' 3"
    Beam 14' 3"
    Draft 6' 9"
    Speed 12 knots
    Complement 8
    Armament one .30 caliber MG
    Propulsion two Winton gas engines, two screws, 700hp

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    YP-222 61k YP-222 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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