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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 Defoe Boat & Motor Works, Bay City, MI
  • Completed as US Coast Guard patrol boat CG-118, 1924
  • Stationed at Sault Ste. Marie, MI, 1924-1934
  • Decommisisoned, 03 October 1934
  • Sold to James W. Fraser, Sault Ste. Marie, MI, as freighter Peregrine (ON 237387), 1937
  • Sold to Mildred I. Fox, Mt. Clemens, MI, about 1941 as yacht
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 28 October 1942
  • Placed in service as YP-615, date and location unknown
  • Allocated to the 9th Naval District, stationed at Chicago, IL, as plane guard for training carriers
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 03 January 1946
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration, April 1946
  • Sold to Douglas Bader, Maywood, IL, 1946
  • Final disposition, out of documentation, 1951
    Displacement 43 gross tons
    Length 71' 3"
    Beam 13' 6"
    Draft 6' 3"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    two Sterling gasoline engines
    twin propellers, 400shp (as built)

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