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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 1928 as the motor yacht Kyma at Vegesack, Germany
  • Acquitted by the US Navy, 13 September 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-559, date unknown
  • Allocated to the 4th Naval District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 99' 9"
    Beam 17' 2"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament one single 20mm gun mount
    Propulsion Diesel, 400shp

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    YP-559 223k YP-559 underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-559 at NavSource
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