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USS YP-517

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Foxtrot - November - Sierra
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (2) - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built in 1941 as the Tuna Clipper St. Ann, by Martinolich Shipbuilding, San Diego CA
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 5 August 1942
  • Commissioned, USS YP-517, date unknown
  • Allocated to the Fleet
  • During World War II YP-517 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns;
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    Consolidation of the Solomon Islands
    Consolidation of the southern Solomon Islands, 5 April and 16 June 1943
    Treasury-Bougainville operation
    Occupation and defense of Cape Torokina, 3 to 4 December 1943

  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 21 January 1946
  • Custody transferred to the Maritime Commission in 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 134'
    Beam 30' 3"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown.
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 800shp

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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