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USS YP-516

/International Radio Call Sign:
November - Foxtrot - Kilo - Bravo
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 Queen Ameila at Campbell Machine Co., San Diego, CA.
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 25 January 1942
  • Converted for Naval service, location unknown
  • Allocated to the Pacific Fleet and commissioned USS YP-516 circa 1942
  • During World War II USS YP-516 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates
    Consolidation of Solomon Islands
    Consolidation of southern Solomons, 5 April and 18 June 1943
    Consolidation of northern Solomons, 22 March 1944
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • USS YP-516 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Displacement 300 t.
    Length 111' 9"
    Beam 25' 10"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    three single 20mm AA gun mounts
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 350shp

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    YP-516 59k USS YP-516 underway, date and location unknown. Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record available for USS YP-516 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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