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YP- 654 Class Training Craft
  • Built by Stephen Bros., Stockton, CA (YN M-3)
  • Laid down, 31 March 1957
  • Launched, 06 August 1957
  • Delivered and placed in service, 15 May 1958
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold for scrapping, by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 29 June 1994
  • Registered as Lucky Bag (ON 1031802), 1995
  • Documents expired, 31 August 2002
  • Final disposition, unknown
    Displacement 66 tons (fl)
    Length 81'
    Beam 18'
    Draft 6'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Armament none
    Complement 2 Officers, 8 Enlisted
    Range 1800 nm
    two 12V-71N Detroit Diesel engines
    two propellers, 437 SHP 437 shaft horsepower @ 2,100 RPM

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    YP-656 224k YP-656, YP-658 and YP-657 underway in column formation near the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD. while conducting midshipman training, date unknown. Bill Stevens
    YP-656 267k YP-656 underway with YP-663 on the Chesapeake, circa 1983. Department of Defense photo 330-CFD-DN-ST-86-02711, published 01 December 1983. National Archives identifier 6409195. Dave Wright
    YP-656 560k YP-656 underway on the Chesapeake, circa 1985. Department of Defense photo 330-CFD-DN-ST-86-02710, published 10 December 1985. National Archives identifier 6409194. Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record for YP-656 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    US Navy Fact File - Yard Patrol Craft - YP
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