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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 1927 as the motor yacht Pomander III at Boston, MA.
  • Acquitted by the US Navy, 11 September 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-557, date unknown
  • Allocated to the 3rd Naval District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 11 October 1945
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 81' 7"
    Beam 16' 1"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament one single 20mm gun mount
    Propulsion Gasoline, 350shp

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    YP-557 47k YP-557 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-557 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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