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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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.
Beam 28' 7"
one Diesel engine
one propeller, 550shp
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|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
Last Updated 14 November 2014
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