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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
District Patrol Craft
Built in 1942 the fishing vessel Big Dipper, Peterson Boat Building, Hull No. 6, at Tacoma, WA. for John Brescovich
Acquired by the US Navy 29 May 1942
Placed in service as YP-399, date unknown
Allocated to the Solomon Islands
During World War II YP-399 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
Transferred to the Maritime Administration, for return to her owner, John Brescovich
Registered in 1947 to John Dragich, San Pedro, CA., homeported at Los Angeles, CA.
Registered in 1951 to Samuel A. Carr, San Pedro, CA., renamed FV Liberty Bell II, homeported at Los Angeles, CA.
Registered in 1959 to Matt J. Karmelich, San Pedro, CA. homeported at Los Angeles, CA.
Registered in 1960 to Whitney & Co., Anacortes, WA., homeported at Bellingham, WA.
Registered in 1967 to Fidlago Island Park Co. Inc., Seattle, WA. renamed FV Nautilus, homeported Bellingham, WA.
Registered in 1973 to Citicorp Leasing Co. c/o Whitney Fidlago Seafoods, Inc., Seattle, WA., homeported Bellingham, WA.
Registered in 1989 to SR Tender Co., Anchorage, AK., homeported Juneau, AK.
Registered in 1994 to Trident Seafoods Corp., Seattle, WA.
Registered in 1995 to Adriatic Fisheries Inc., Seattle, WA., homeported Juneau, AK.
Final Disposition, out of registration in 1997
Displacement 115 t.
single Diesel engine
single propeller, 300shp
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Last Updated 11 April 2014
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