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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
    Displacement unknown
    Length 81' 7"
    Beam 13' 6"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament probably none
    one Gasoline engine
    single propeller, 1,000shp

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    YP-532 370k 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
    Mike Green
    YP-532 376k

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-532 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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