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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
District Patrol Craft
Built by Henry B. Nevins Yacht Building, City Island, NY
Completed as the yacht Souris, 1931
Acquired by the US Navy in 1942
Placed in service as YP-532, date unknown
Allocated to the Ninth Naval District
Used as plane guard for training aircraft carriers Wolverine (IX-64) and Sable (IX-81) on Lake Michigan
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 20 March 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Length 81' 7"
Beam 13' 6"
Armament probably none
one Gasoline engine
single propeller, 1,000shp
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|Two views of YP-532 after being caught in the lee of Wolverine (IX-64) and dragged under her flight deck, 16 November 1943. YP-532 lost her superstructure, but there were no casualties.
National Museum of Naval Aviation, Photos No. 2013.044.004 and 2013.044.007
There is no DANFS history record available for YP-532 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 27 May 2016
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