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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 at San Diego, CA
  • Completed as steel-hulled passenger boat Streamline (ON 237791) for the Monstad family, Redondo Beach, CA, 1938
  • Used as water taxi to access Monstad fishing barges anchored off the California coast
  • Acquired by US Navy, late 1942
  • Converted for naval service by A.R. Robbins Marine Engine Works, San Diego, CA
  • Apparently reclassified a small boat before entering service as YP-596
  • Assigned to West Coast Sound Training Squadron at San Diego, 1943-45
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Returned to owner as Streamline, 1949
  • Sold to Catalina Cruisers, Inc., Long Beach, CA, 1950
  • Sold to Catalina Steamship Line, Avalon, CA, 1957
  • Final disposition, scrapped 1961
    Displacement 14 gross tons
    Length 55' 3"
    Beam 11' 0"
    Draft 3' 6"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    diesel engine, 300hp

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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