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USS YP-514

/International Radio Call Sign:
November - Foxtrot - Echo - Mike
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built in 1941 as the Fishing Vessel American Beauty at Campbell Machine Co., San Diego, CA.
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 31 July 1942
  • Converted for Naval service, location unknown
  • Commissioned USS YP-514, date unknown
  • During World War II USS YP-514 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates
    Treasury - Bougainville operation
    Occupation and defense of Cape Torokina, 23 November 1943
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • USS YP-514 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Displacement 227t.
    Length 143'
    Beam 29' 4"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    three single 20mm AA gun mounts
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 600shp

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    Size Image Description Source
    YP-514 26k YP-514 moored pierside, date and location unknown. Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history record available for USS YP-514 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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