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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built at Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Completed as fishing vessel Retreat for unknown parties, 1932
  • Purchased by Richard H. Crank, Los Angeles, CA, as Retreat (ON 235232), 1936
  • Acquired by the US Navy, November 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-609, March 1943
  • Assigned to 11th Naval District, patrolling out of Section Base, San Pedro
  • Laid up out of service at San Pedro, July 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 23 September 1944
  • Returned to owner as Retreat, February 1945
  • Final disposition, still active 1965
    Displacement 40 gross tons
    Length 63' 1"
    Beam 13' 6"
    Draft 6' 6"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion gas, 200hp

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