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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Tango - Xray - Alpha
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 Solana (ON 228376) for W.C. Robinson, Pittsburgh, PA, 1929
Acquired by the US Navy, November 1942
Placed in service as YP-608, date and location unknown
Converted to experimental minesweeping vessel at D.N. Kelley & Sons, Fairhaven, MA, completed April 1943
Operated along US east and gulf coasts, 1943-1944
Placed out of service at Frontier Base, Little Creek, VA, 30 January 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, 08 February 1945
To War Shipping Administration for disposal, February 1946
Returned to owner as Solana, 1946
Later renamed Arline II
Final disposition, out of documentation between 1966 and 1970
Displacement 149 gross tons
Length 102' 7"
Beam 18' 6"
Draft 8' 6"
two Speedway diesels
two shafts, 600hp
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||Solana as completed, date and location unknown.
Photo from Consolidated ad in Motor Boating magazine, November 1929
||YP-608 underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo
There is no DANFS history record available for YP-608 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
No Information Available
Last Updated 12 August 2016
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