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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by Mathis Yacht, Camden, NJ (YN 245)
  • Completed for Arthur Merrick Stoner, Hartford, CT, as Jinia III (ON 239767), 1939
  • Requistioned for Navy by War Shipping Administration at Miami, 01 August 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-541, 18 August 1942
  • Assigned to Seventh Naval District out of St. Petersburg, FL, 1942 - 1944
  • Placed out of service, May 1944
  • Assigned to training to NTS, Hollywood, FL, 1944 - 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Returned to owner, 01 August 1945
  • Sold to Phillip F. Schneider for #21,000, 06 February 1946
  • Sold to Gregory S. McIntosh and renamed Mojo, 29 August 1946
  • Sold to Gaudin Motor Company, 27 September 1949
  • Sold to Frank Muller, 31 May 1951
  • Sold to Bell Foundry Co., 04 August 1961
  • Resold to Frank Muller, 09 April 1962
  • Sold to Lewis A. Bracker, renamed Phyllis B., 15 November 1968
  • Repossessed by creditors, 11 November 1970
  • Sold by US Marshal's sale to Thomas Ballard for $55,000, 02 July 1971
  • Sold to L.W. Auringer, Jr., 13 March 1973
  • Sold to Charles A. and Anita Johnson, 18 March 1974
  • Sold to Hallet E. Watson, 20 October 1976
  • Between 1971 and 1978 renamed Jamie Lee and Dream Lady
  • Sold to Ronald Lee Bailey and Lawrence P. Taulbee for $100,000, 18 October 1978
  • Sold to O. Wesley Box for $200,000, 08 June 1981
  • Sold as part of foreiture to Classic Yacht Charters, 04 December 1984
  • Underwent extensive restoration, 1985
  • Began career as charter yacht
  • Later owned by Hornblower Cruises
  • Final Disposition, broken up by Marine Group Boat Works, Chula Vista, CA, July 2023
    Displacement 73 gross tons, 57 net tons
    Length 65' 4" wl, 70' 0" overall
    Beam 16' 0"
    Draft 8' 1"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel, 200hp

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    70k Jinia III as completed, 1941.
    Builder's photo from Naval Architecture as Art and Science by C.O. Liljegren, 1943.
    Dave Wright
    239k Renown underway in San Diego harbor, 28 January 2015.
    Photo copyright George Schneider
    George Schneider

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