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CG-83511 (1943 - 1945)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Hotel - Mike
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Patrol Craft
  • Built by Wheeler Shipyard, Inc., Brooklyn, NY
  • Completed for US Coast Guard as CG-83511, December 1943
  • Served in Normandy invasion as rescue boat USCG 56
  • Transferred to US Navy, 1945
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold for commercial service, renamed Peconic Queen (ON 286201), 1961
  • Operated as party fishing boat out of Montauk, Long Island, NY
  • Sold to Arnold R. Lancaster, La Habra, CA, name retained, homeported Long Beach, CA, 1975
  • Sold to Dennis O. Brending and renamed Ocean Command, 1980
  • Sold to Portola Investments as a yacht, renamed Intrepid, 1995
  • Final Disposition, out of documentation, 2008
    Displacement 60 tons
    Length 83'2" overall
    Beam 16'2"
    Draft 5'4"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion 2 Sterling Viking II diesels, 1200hp

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    YP-648 75k Ex-YP-648 in commercial service as Captain Lester Behan's party fishing boat Peconic Queen of Montauk, N.Y., 1968. Photographer unknown, courtesy Mel's Place. Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history record available for YP-648 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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