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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


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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 at Essex, MA
  • Completed for John Williams, New Bedford, MA, as dragger William H. Killigrew (ON 227564), 1928
  • Later sold to Elmer Jacobson, New Bedford, MA
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 11 June 1942
  • Converted for Naval service at US Naval Dry Dock, South Boston, MA
  • Placed in service as YP-434 in 1942
  • Placed out of service in 1943
  • Returned to owner, 09 August 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 22 August 1944
  • Final Disposition, foundered 140 miles SE of Cape Cod, 20 March 1956
    Displacement 74 gross tons, 50 net tons
    Length 80' 4" waterline, 87' 9' overall
    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-433 108k YP-434 underway, date and location unknown. Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-434 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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