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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 wood hulled Diesel-power dragger Venture II
  • Acquired by the US Navy, circa 1940
  • Converted for Naval service in the Boston area
  • Placed in service as YP-447 circa 1941
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications: (Source - War Diary Northern group Eastern Sea Frontier, Portland Section, NARA Waltham, MA.)
    Displacement 118 t. (gross)
    Length 99' 5"
    Beam 20' 5"
    Draft 10' 5"
    Speed 10kts
    Complement 13
    three single 20mm AA gun mounts
    two depth charges
    one 300hp F-H Diesel engine
    single propeller
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    YP-447 51k YP-447 underway, date and location unknown. Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-447 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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