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November - Quebec - Victor - X-ray
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 New York Yacht, Launch & Engine Company, Morris Heights, NY
  • Launched, 17 April 1928
  • Completed for R.R.M. Carpenter, Wilmington, DE, as motor yacht Wahoo (ON 227306), 1928
  • Registered to Benjamin C. Perkins, Hartford, CT, 1930
  • Registered to A. Atwater Kent, Jr., Philadelphia, PA, renamed Dolphin, 1936
  • Registered to P.H. Rose, Norfolk, VA, renamed Emrose, 1940
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 25 September 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-568, date unknown
  • Assigned to Fifth Naval District at Little Creek, VA, 1942 - 1944
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 29 July 1944
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, 30 March 1945
  • Registered to C.C. Lincoln, Jr., Norfolk, VA, renamed Laura D, 1945
  • Registered to A.R. Roberts, Baltimore, MD, renamed Penelope, 1950
  • Registered to Harry Gldenberg, Newark, NJ, renamed Fagala, 1952
  • Registered to Daytona Beach Boat Works, Daytona Beach, FL, 1950s
  • Registered to Daytona Marine & Motor Works, Daytona Beach, FL, renamed Dolphin, 1961
  • Registered to Glenn A. Taylor, Florence, AL, renamed Miss Margaret, 1964
  • Registered to Joe S. Hobson, Miami, FL, renamed Frontier Gal, late 1960s
  • Registered to Joseph K. Lipscomb, Manahttan Beach, CA, renamed Maranatha, 1970s
  • Renamed Screaming Eagle, 1980s
  • Final disposition, fate unknown (still extant at San Pedro, CA, 1990)
    Displacement 86 gross tons, 70 net tons
    Length 77' 3"
    Beam 15' 0"
    Draft 9' 0"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament one single 20mm gun mount
    Propulsion diesel, 200hp

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    59k YP-568 moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-568 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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