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USS YP-423

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Foxtrot - Xray - November
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, 10 March 1936, as the Diesel Beam Trawler Storm for Bay State Fishing Co. at Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME.
  • Launched, 19 August 1936
  • Delivered, 5 September 1936
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 26 May 1942
  • Converted for Naval service, 26 May to 22 September 1942
  • Commissioned USS YP-423, 6 August 1942
  • Decommissioned, 30 September 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1945
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission in July 1945, for disposal
  • Sold for commercial service, date unknown
  • Approximately 1980 abandoned at Ridley Cove, Cundys Harbor (Harpswell), ME.
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1991
    Displacement 369 t.(lt) 560 t.(fl)
    Length 131' 2"
    Beam 25' 1"
    Draft 12' 2"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion McIntosh & Seymour diesel engine 750 BHP, single propeller

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    YP-422 62k USS YP-423 underway in Boston Harbor during trials, 26 September 1942.
    Navy Yard Boston photo # 4483-42 28 July 1942, Boston National Historical Park Collection NPS Cat. No. BOSTS-14832.
    Stephen P. Carlson, Preservation Specialist, Boston NHP, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA

    There is no DANFS history record available for USS YP-423 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association

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