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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
District Patrol Craft
Built in 1929, as the Diesel Dragger Katherine F. Saunders at Morse Shipyard, Thomaston, ME.
Acquired by the US Navy in 1942
Converted for Naval service, US Naval Dry Dock, South Boston, MA.
Placed in service as YP-426 in 1942
Ran aground, 15 December 1943 on Tybee Island, GA., declared a total loss
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 100 t.
Armament 3 single 20mm gun mounts
one Cooper-Bessemer Diesel engine
single propeller, 320shp
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||YP-426 underway, date and location unknown.
There is no DANFS history record available for YP-426 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 7 March 2014
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