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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 1930 by San Diego Marine Construction Co., San Diego, CA., as the Tuna clipper baitboat Alert
  • Acquired by the Navy, 16 December 1941
  • Placed in service as YP-264
  • Allocated to the 15th Naval District at Balboa, Panama Canal Zone
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 25 February 2014
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 90' 5"
    Beam 23'
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one Diesel engine
    one propeller

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    YP-2361 99k 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.

    There is no DANFS history record available for USS YP-264 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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    Last Updated 14 February 2014