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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 by Hans Dickman, San Pedro, CA
  • Completed as yacht Gitana (ON 231069) for L.E. Kent, Los Angeles, CA, 1931
  • Acquired by US Navy, late 1942
  • Converted for naval service by San Diego Marine, San Diego, CA
  • Placed in service as YP-598, date unknown
  • Assigned to West Coast Sound Training Squadron at San Diego, 1943 - 05 August 1944
  • Assigned to Small Craft Training Center, Terminal Island, CA, 05 August 1944 - December 1945
  • Placed out of service, late December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • To War Shipping Administration for disposal, September 1946
  • Documented as yacht Gitana, Bearl Sprott, Los Angeles, CA, 1953
  • Final disposition, documents expired 2006
    Displacement 43 gross tons
    Length 63' 6"
    Beam 13' 1"
    Draft 6' 4"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    gas engine, 360hp

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

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