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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 Stephens Brothers, Stockton, CA (YN 598)
Completed as yacht Edna F. II (ON 230573) for G.A. Mitchell, Los Angeles, CA, 1931
Purchased by Charlie Chaplin as a gift for mistress Paulette Goddard, renamed Panacea, 1934
Sold to movie star lawyer Loyd Wright, Los Angeles, CA, 1938
Acquired by the US Navy, November 1942
Placed in service as YP-605, date unknown
Initally assigned to 11th Naval District at Section Base, San Pedro
Assigned to Amphibious Training Command, Acorn Assembly & Training Detachment, November 1943 - late 1945
Decommissioned, 26 February 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
Returned to owner (listed as Oona Chaplin), June 1946
Final disposition, last listed in registers, 1956
Displacement 34 gross tons
Length 50' 5"
Beam 12' 9"
Draft 5' 2"
Propulsion gas engine, single propeller, 350shp
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||Ex YP-605 as yacht Panacea, moored at Harbor Boat & Yacht Company, San Diego, CA, circa 1946.
Original photo by Larry Booth, from San Diego History Center collection at UC San Diego Library,
identifier LB 2371 CD M0053 (1091-3152-2307)
There is no DANFS history record available for YP-605 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 12 August 2016
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