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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
District Patrol Craft
Laid down, 27 February 1937, as the Beam Trawler FV Tide for Bay State Fishing Co. at Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME.
Launched, 8 July 1937
Delivered, 10 July 1937, to Bay State Fishing Co.
Sold to General Seafoods and renamed FV Squall
Acquired by the US Navy, 20 May 1942
Converted for Naval Service, 20 May to 13 July 1942
Commissioned USS YP-414, 13 July 1942
Decommissioned, 10 August 1945, at Quincy Dry Dock & Yacht
Struck from the Naval Register in 1945
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 13 November 1945, for disposal
Returned to her owners General Seafoods, name reverted to FV Squall, fished out of Rockland, ME.
National Sea Products, a Canadian company, purchased General Seafoods in 1956. The trawler remained in US registery, and continued fishing out of Rockland, National's subsidiary 40- Fathom.
Final Disposition, name deleted from registry in 1977, hulk beached at the entrance of Morse Cove in Penobscot Bay, ME. to serve as a breakwater for the marina in the cove
Displacement 369 t.(lt) 560 t.(fl)
Length 131' 2"
Beam 25' 1"
Draft 12' 2"
one McIntosh & Seymour Diesel engine
single propeller, 750shp
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||USS YP-414 underway in Boston Harbor, 12 August 1942.
Navy Yard Boston photo # 3513-42 28 July 1942, Boston National Historical Park Collection NPS Cat. No. BOSTS-14815.
|Stephen P. Carlson, Preservation Specialist, Boston NHP, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA
||USS YP-414 underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
||Ex-USS YP-414 hulk beached at the entrance of Morse Cove in Penobscot Bay, ME. to serve as a breakwater for the marina in the cove, date unknown.
||Photo by Kevin J. Rowell
There is no DANFS history record available for USS YP-414 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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