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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 1927 as the wooden-hulled motor yacht Sovereign at Bay City, MI. for Otto E. Sovereign of Bay City
  • Sold in 1930 to William Blair Baggsley of Chicago, IL and renamed Barbara
  • Sold in 1934 to the Dunham Manufacturing Co. of Chicago and renamed Kalolah
  • Sold in 1935 to M. Keith Dunham of Chicago
  • Sold in 1940 to L. D. Schreiber and Co. of Chicago
  • Acquired by the Navy in 1943
  • Placed in service as YP-340
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown.
    Displacement 84t. (gross)
    Length 83.42'
    Beam 16'
    Draft 7.42'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion unknown

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    YP-346 57k Motor Yacht Sovereign at anchor, circa 1927-30, location unknown.
    Photo credit: Bowling Green University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes.
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.

    There is no DANFS history record available for USS YP-340 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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