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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Tango - Foxtrot - Papa
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 Consolidated Shipbuilding, Morris Heights, NY
  • Completed as yacht Julie M. II (ON 227504) for R.M. Smith, New York City, NY, 1928
  • Sold to George S. Bourne, Miami Beach, FL and renamed Little Stranger, 1930s
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 20 November 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-604, December 1942
  • Assigned to 5th Naval District at Hampton Roads; apparently used as flag launch, 1942-45
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register and transferred to War Shipping Administration for disposal, 08 May 1946
  • Returned to owner as Little Stranger, 1946
  • Final disposition, active as Ragtime, owned by Boothbay Region Shipyard, Southport, ME
    Displacement 39 gross tons
    Length 62' 1" waterline, 64' 0" overall
    Beam 12' 6"
    Draft 3' 2"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    single Gasoline engine
    single shaft, 340hp
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    YP-604 62k Ex YP-604 restored as yacht Ragtime, circa 2013.
    Photo courtesy
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-604 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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