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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 Western Boatbuilding, Tacoma, WA (YN 85)
  • Completed for Booth Fisheries, Inc., Seattle, WA, as fishing vessel Karluk (ON 228446), 1929
  • Later sold to Pacific American Fisheries, South Bellingham, WA
  • Acquired by the US Navy, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YP-561, date unknown
  • Allocated to Alaskan Sector, Northwestern Sea Frontier
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Returned to owner, 05 April 1943
  • Still active as fishing vessel, 2020
    Displacement 94 gross tons / 64 net tons
    Length 77' 6"
    Beam 19' 3"
    Draft 9' 4"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, 200bhp

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    95k Karluk moored in Ikatan Bay, Alaska, 1955. Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-561 at NavSource
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