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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Xray - Papa - Lima
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 1935 as the yacht Innisfail by Mathis-Trumpy Boatbuilding Co., Camden, N.J. for J.M. Cudahy
Acquired by the US Navy, 15 April 1942 and fitted out as a coastal patrol boat at Philadelphia Navy Yard
Allocated to the Chesapeake Bay Annex
Placed in service USS YP-354 in May 1942
Placed out of US Navy service in 1947 but remaining in government service until mid-1960s for the use of US Presidents
Name changed to El Presidente in 1965
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
one depth charge track
one Diesel engine
single propeller, 300shp
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|USS YP-354 underway, date and location unknown.
|Yacht - El Presidente
|El Presidente moored, date and location unknown.
There is no DANFS history record available for USS YP-354 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Morehead City News-Times "Business Pulse"
Last Updated 15 June 2012
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo