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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 Lürssen Werft, Vegesack, Germany
  • Completed as yacht Olga, 1929
  • Acquired by H. Walter Blumenthal, New York City, NY and renamed Lark (ON 228907), 1930
  • Sold to D.J. McCarroll, Cleveland, OH, 1937
  • Sold to B.W. Lampson, Traverse City, MI, 1940
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 28 October 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-614, date unknown
  • Assigned to 9th Naval District at Chicago, IL, acting as plane guard for Training Aircraft Carrier USS Wolverine (IX-64)
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 03 January 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration, January 1946
  • Sold to Marvin R. Dee, Chicago, IL, as Lark, 1946
  • Sold to Octave J. Mailhiot, Chicago, IL, 1949
  • Final disposition, scrapped 1955
    Displacement 45 gross tons
    Length 75'
    Beam 14'
    Draft 6'
    Speed 16 kts
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    two Maybach 500 hp gasoline engines
    twin propellers, 90shp

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    YP-614 70k A collage of images from USS YP-614 in summer 1944. James Swank
    YP-614 87k Image of USS YP-614 from the collage "Cruises aboard USS YP-614, Summer 1944" Jim Swank

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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