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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 Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ (YN 208)
  • Completed as yacht Mono (ON 229872) for George K. Morrow, New York City, NY, 1930
  • Sold to Edward E. Bishop, Tampa, Fl, and renamed Carita, 1936
  • Acquired by US Navy, November 1942
  • Placed in service at Miami, 12 May 1943
  • Assigned to 7th Naval District, patrolling Florida coast, 1943-45
  • Struck from Naval Register, 19 May 1945
  • Transferred to War Shipping Administration for disposal, November 1945
  • Sold to British owners and registered as Carita (British ON 176984), homeported Nassau, August 1946
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 161 gross tons
    Length 96.2'
    Beam 20'
    Draft 8.7'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel, 400hp

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    YP-602 72k YP-602 in port, date and location unknown. Patti Martin

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-602 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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