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USS YP-422

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

Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built, in 1941 as the Fishing Trawler Mist at American Ship Building Co., Cleveland, OH.
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 4 June 1942
  • Converted for Naval service, 4 June to 30 July 1942 at George Lawley and Sons Corp., Neponset, MA.
  • Commissioned USS YP-422, 28 July 1942, LT. L. Ron Hubbard in charge
  • During World War II USS YP-422 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Lost by grounding off New Caledonia, date unknown
  • Decommissioned and struck from the Naval Register, 31 March 1943
    Displacement unknown
    Length 133' 3"
    Beam 26' 1"
    Draft 12' 9"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    one single 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mount
    two .30 caliber machine guns
    one Cooper Bessemer Diesel 6 cyl engine
    single propeller, 650shp
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    YP-422 119k USS YP-422 underway in Boston Harbor during underway trials, 26 July 1942
    Navy Yard Boston photo # 3262-42 26 July 1942. Boston National Historical Park Collection NPS Cat. No. BOSTS-14830.
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret., and
    Stephen P. Carlson, Preservation Specialist, Boston NHP, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-422 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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