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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 at Tacoma, WA
  • Completed as the fishing vessel El Rey (ON 238895) for Horace Mercurio, San Francisco, CA, 1939
  • Acquired by the US Navy, early 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-301, date unknown
  • Operated as patrol vessel in Fifteenth Naval District, April 1942 - July 1944
  • Placed out of service at Treasure Island, CA, 15 August 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 13 November 1944
  • Transferred to WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, November 1944
  • Registered to Gaetano Campo, San Francisco, CA, 1945
  • Final disposition, listed in 1947 MVUS Register as "to United States"
    Displacement 108 gross tons, 74 net tons
    Length 75' 9"
    Beam 21' 6"
    Draft 10' 3"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 220shp

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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