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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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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"
Propulsion McIntosh & Seymour diesel engine 750 BHP, single propeller
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||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
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
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Last Updated 17 October 2008
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