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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
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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
Length 133' 3"
Beam 26' 1"
Draft 12' 9"
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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||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
Last Updated 17 October 2008
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