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YP-601

Flag Hoist/International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Echo - Sierra
NHES
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 Bristol Yachts, South Bristol, ME
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YP-601, September 1943
  • Stationed at Section Base, Bar Harbor, ME, September - November 1943
  • Stationed at Section Base, Rockland, ME, December 1943 - August 1944
  • Dispatched from Rockland to Boston, 18 August 1944
  • Placed out of commission at Boston, 18 August 1944
  • Struck from Naval Register, 14 October 1944
  • Transferred to War Shipping Administration for disposal, April 1945
  • Sold to Ray Adams, Gloucester, MA and placed in service as fishing vessel Yankee (ON 247967), 1945
  • Later renamed Star of the Sea
  • Final disposition, last listed in merchant register 1959, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 92 tons
    Length 78'
    Beam 19'
    Draft unknown
    Speed 10 knots
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel, 180hp

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

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