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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 New York Yacht, Launch & Engine Co., Morris Heights, NY
  • Completed as yacht Jean III (ON 229060) for Joseph S. Caldwell, Syracuse, NY, 1929
  • Acquired by the US Navy, November 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-606, date unknown
  • Assigned to 7th Naval District, 1942-1944
  • Out of service and used for training at Hollywood NTS by July 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 19 May 1945
  • To War Shipping Administration for disposal, June 1945
  • FInal disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 69 gross tons
    Length 76' 0"
    Beam 16' 0"
    Draft 7' 1"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two Winton gas engines
    two propellers, 500shp

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    YP-606 30k The future YP-606 as completed as yacht Jean III
    Photo from Motor Boating magazine, December 1929
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-606 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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