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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
District Patrol Craft
Built by San Diego Marine Construction Co., San Diego, CA
Completed for Japanese national Tokunosuki Abe as the tuna clipper baitboat Alert, 1930
Documented under US flag (ON 239140) to Alert Fishing Corporation, San Diego, CA, 1940
Acquired by the Navy, 16 December 1941
Placed in service as YP-264, 1942
Allocated to the 15th Naval District at Balboa, Panama Canal Zone
Departed Canal Zone for Terminal Island, CA, November 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold to O.L. Grimes, Seattle, WA, 20 January 1948
Registered to Waechter Bros., Seattle, WA, 1954
Registered to Filiate Science Antrorse Inland Development Co., Seattle, WA, 1959
Final Disposition, abandoned 1961
Displacement 180 gross tons, 92 net tons
Length 90' 5"
Beam 23' 0"
Draft 10' 0"
one Diesel engine
one propeller, 275hp
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||Tuna clipper baitboat Alert underway in San Diego Bay, probably upon completion and delivery to her owners, Tokunosuki Abe, of San Diego, circa 1931-32.
Photo # UT 6740 courtesy the Maritime Museum of San Diego.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
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