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USS YP-429

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 at Storey Shipbuilding, Essex MA. as the Diesel dragger Elvira Gaspar
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 10 June 1942
  • Converted for Naval service, 10 June to 27 July 1942, at US Naval Dry Dock, South Boston, MA.
  • Commissioned USS YP-429, 27 July 1942
  • Decommissioned, 27 May 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 98 t.
    Length 87' 9"'
    Beam 21' 6"
    Draft 10' 8"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament 3 single 20mm gun mounts
    one Cooper-Bessemer Diesel engine
    single propeller, 320shp
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    YP-429 61k USS YP-429 underway in Boston Harbor, 27 August 1942.
    Navy Yard Boston photo # 3889-42 27 August 1942, Boston National Historical Park Collection NPS Cat. No. BOSTS-14840.
    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 USS YP-429 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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