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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by Morse Shipyard, Thomaston, ME
  • Launched, 14 May 1941
  • Completed for William D. Eldridge, New Bedford, MA, as fishing vessel Harriet N. Eldridge (ON 240907), 1941
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 26 January 1942
  • Placed in service as Base Minesweeper AMb-20, 28 April 1942
  • Reclassified District Patrol Craft YP-377, 01 May 1942
  • Attached to Eastern Sea Frontier on patrol duties in New England waters, 1942-44
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 16 September 1944
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 28 September 1944
  • Sold to Area Products Corp., New Bedford, MA, renamed Diana A, 1945
  • Sold to Tharald Drivdahl, Fairhaven, MA, renamed Malene and Marie, 1947
  • Sunk 50 miles east of Nantucket after colliding in heavy fog with Polish trawler Nidzica, 18 August 1971
    Displacement 106 gross tons, 51 net tons
    Length 88' 7"
    Beam 19' 5"
    Draft 10' 2"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one Cooper-Bessemer diesel engine
    single propeller, 230hp
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