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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 Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, NJ (YN 184)
  • Completed as yacht Eala (ON 226186) for Robert W. Bingham, Louisville, KY, 1926
  • Sold to Robert Busby, Miami, FL and renamed Maroc, 1936
  • Acquired by the US Navy, November 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-612, date unknown
  • Assigned to 7th Naval District, based at Port Everglades and operating as escort in Florida and Cuban waters
  • Placed out of service and laid up at Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 19 May 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 29 July 1944
  • To War Shipping Administration for disposal, May 1945
  • Sold to R.S. Evans Boats, Inc., Miami, Fl, renamed For 'Evansake II, 1946
  • Final disposition, dismantled 1960
    Displacement 127 gross tons
    Length 85' 0" overall
    Beam 18' 0"
    Draft 8' 9"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion gas, 300hp

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    YP-612 42k Eala, the future YP-612, as completed, 1926.
    Mathis Yacht ad from Motor Boating magazine, November 1927
    Dave Wright

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