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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"
Propulsion gas, 300hp
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||Eala, the future YP-612, as completed, 1926.
Mathis Yacht ad from Motor Boating magazine, November 1927
There is no DANFS history record available for YP-612 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Last Updated 12 August 2016
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