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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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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 Nemo II (ON 225693) for Herman Malchow, Savannah, GA, 1926
Sold to Henry A. Jennings, Bridgeport, CT, and renamed Cheerio, 1931
Sold to C.L. Brown, Wilmington, DE, 1934
Sold to Max H. Raab, Philadelphia, PA, 1935
Sold to Shan E. Baitary, Charleston, SC, 1937
Used as excursion boat to Fort Sumter by Baitary's company, Fort Sumter Navigation Tours, Inc.
Acquired by the US Navy, November 1942
Placed in service as YP-613, date unknown
Assigned to 6th Naval District, based at Charleston, SC
Struck from the Naval Register, 14 October 1944
Sold to James W. James, Wilmington, NC as Cheerio, October 1946
Later sold to W.H. Batson, Carolina Beach, NC
Final disposition, off registers in late 1960s
Displacement 127 gross tons
Length 85' 0" overall
Beam 18' 0"
Draft 8' 9"
Propulsion gas, 300hp
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||1939 brochure for Fort Sumter Navigation Tours, which operated Cheerio, the future YP-613, as part of their fleet.
There is no DANFS history record available for YP-613 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Last Updated 12 August 2016
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