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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row- Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by Western Boat Building Co, Tacoma, WA
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned as USS YP-628, 25 May 1945, Lieutenant Robert R. Barr, USNR, commanding
  • During World War II YP-628 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Arrived in Hawaiian waters, 28 July 1945
  • Sailed from Pearl Harbor to Eniewetok, 15 - 25 September 1945
  • Proceed to Saipan and Okinawa before taking up occupation duty at Sasebo, Japan, from November 1945
  • Decommissioned, 05 May 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold as commerical fishing vessel to Alvaro R. Virissimo, San Diego, CA, renamed Hornet (ON 254908), 1948
  • Final disposition, burned off Santa Clara Island, Ecuador, 11 November 1956
    Displacement unknown
    Length 128'
    Beam 30' 6"
    Draft 14'
    Speed unknown.
    Complement 3 officers, 22 enlisted
    Armament three single 20mm AA gun mounts, one forward, two aft
    Propulsion single propeller, 560shp

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    YP-628 34k YP-628 underway, date and location unknown. Sheri Nozawa for her grandfather, Donald F. Grossman, QM2/c, USS YP-628
    YP-628 42k YP-628 underway, date and location unknown. P.J. (Rocky) D'Adamo, MSgt, USAF (RET) for his father-in-law, William A. Bradwell, S2/c, USS YP-628

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-628 at NavSource
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