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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, circa 1929 as the motor dragger Babe Sears, at Storey Shipbuilding Co., Essex, MA.
  • Acquired by the US Navy, circa 1940
  • Converted for Naval service at the US Naval Dry Dock, South Boston, MA.
  • Placed in service as YP-445 in 1941
  • Placed out of service, circa 1943
  • Struck from the Naval Register, circa 1943
  • Transferred to WSA for return to owner
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 87' 9"
    Beam 21' 6"
    Draft 10' 8"
    Speed 9.5 kts
    one officer
    six enlisted
    Armament 3 single 20mm gun mounts
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 320shp
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    YP-445 101k YP-445 underway, date and location unknown. Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-445 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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