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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built in 1937 at Campbell Machine Co., San Diego, CA., as Tuna Clipper baitboat FV Belle of Portugal
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1942
  • Allocated to the 15th Naval District at Balboa, Panama Canal Zone
  • Placed in service as YP-321
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 2014
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown.
    Displacement 188 t.
    Length 142'
    Beam 28' 7"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one Diesel engine
    one propeller, 550shp

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    YP-321 105k FV Belle of Portugal underway in San Diego Bay, probably upon delivery to her managing owner Manuel G. Rosa, circa 1937-38.
    Photo courtesy of Zolezzi photographic collection Maritime Museum of San Diego.
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.

    There is no DANFS history record available for USS YP-321 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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    Last Updated 14 November 2014