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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


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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 in 1931 by San Diego Marine Construction Co., San Diego, CA., as the Tuna clipper baitboat Europa
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1941
  • Placed in service as YP-236
  • Allocated to the 15th Naval District at Balboa, Panama Canal Zone
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, destroyed in 1946
    Displacement unknown
    Length 109'
    Beam 25' 9"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one Diesel engine
    one propeller, 350shp

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    YP-236 71k Launching of Tuna clipper baitboat Europa San Diego Marine Construction Co., in 1931-32.
    Photo # P-15145 courtesy the Maritime Museum of San Diego.
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-236 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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    Last Updated 7 February 2014