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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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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 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"
gas engine, 360hp
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Last Updated 12 August 2016
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