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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 in 1930 as Martha N. at Luders Marine, Samford, CT.
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 8 September 1942
  • Allocated to Solomons, MD.
  • Placed in service as Yard Patrol Craft YP-553 in 1942
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 24 October 1945
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission in 1945
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 98 t.
    Length 97' 4"
    Beam 20' 1"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 400shp

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

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