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USS YP-414

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Foxtrot - Lima - Victor
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
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"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one McIntosh & Seymour Diesel engine
    single propeller, 750shp
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    YP-414 69k 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
    YP-414 130k USS YP-414 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    Stan Svec
    YP-414 324k 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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