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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.
    Length 93'
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament 3 single 20mm gun mounts
    one Cooper-Bessemer Diesel engine
    single propeller, 320shp

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    YP-426 95k YP-426 underway, date and location unknown. Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-426 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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