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District Patrol Craft
Built in 1938 by the San Diego Marine Construction Co., San Diego, CA. as the Tuna clipper baitboat Challenger
Acquired by the US Navy in 1941
Placed in service as YP-239, date unknown
Assigned to the 15th Naval District at Balboa, Canal Zone
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 21 January 1946
Custody transferred to the Maritime Commission in 1946
Final Disposition, destroyed in 1946
Length 113' 7"
Beam 27' 1"
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|Tuna clipper baitboat Challenger underway in San Diego Bay, probably upon completion and delivery to her owners, Capt. Joe S. Rogers, circa 1940-41.
©Photo # Union Tribune 8241-1353 courtesy the Maritime Museum of San Diego.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
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