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International Radio Call Sign:
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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 1939 as the yacht Imeida at Bodgdon Bors, East Boothbay, ME. for John J. Hagerty
Sold to P. R. Mallory in 1940, renamed Mystic
Requisitioned by the US Navy in 1942
Placed in service as YP-357, assigned Key West, FL.
Placed out of service and transferred to the Maritime Commission for return to her owners in 1945
Sold in 1945 to David A. Bennett, renamed Valerie V
Resold in 1946 to Frank Morgan, renamed Mormac
Resold in 1948 Irwin Cohn, renamed Irmay
Resold in 1950, for covert operations by the CIA off the coasts of Greece and Albania, cover was a sale to George Breed who renamed her Jane and register her in Panama as Juanita
Resold in 1963, to Chiarlos Petropoulos, name retained
Resold in 1969 to John Kristides, name retained
Resold in 1973
Current Disposition, for hire in Greece
Displacement 93 t.
Beam 21' 4"
depth charge tracks
two Rolls-Royce Diesel engines
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|Ex-USS YP-357 underway as the yacht Juanita, circa 1951.
There is no DANFS history record available for USS YP-357 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
The History of YP-357
Last Updated 13 September 2013
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo