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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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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 in 1927 as the motor yacht Saramar by Robert Jacobs at City Island, N.Y. for Charles Fisher of Fisher Bros./ General Motors
Launched in 1927
Renamed Fantasy date unknown
Acquitted by the US Navy, 9 September 1942
Converted for Naval service at Pierce & Kilbourn Shipyard, New Bedford, MA.
Placed in service as YP-556, in November 1942
Allocated to the 3rd Naval District
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 11 October 1945
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Length 98' 8"
Propulsion Diesel, 450shp
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|Launching of yacht Saramar in 1927 at City Island, N.Y.
|Saramar underway, date and location unknown.
|YP-556 underway, 26 November 1942, off New Bedford, MA. during acceptance trials.
US Navy photo
There is no DANFS history record available for YP-556 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 3 May 2013
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