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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Sierra - Uniform - Victor
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal (2)
YP- 654 Class Training Craft
Laid down, 1 October 1965, at Stephens Bros, Inc., Stockton, CA
Launched, 22 April 1966
Delivered and placed in service, 19 January 1967
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred to Pittsburgh Voyager (now RiverQuest), a not for profit educational foundation, and renamed Voyager
Voyager was retired by RiverQuest in 1997
Final Disposition, as of 2008 ex-YP-667 now lies on the banks of the Monongahela River, near Elizabeth PA. It was stripped of most metal and pushed up onto the shore where it lies on one side.
Speed 12 kts.
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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||School ship Voyager (ex-YP-667) was operated for many years by the RiverQuest (formerly Pittsburgh Voyager) Educational organization as a school vessel. Ex-YP-667 was donated to Pittsburgh Voyager by the U.S. Navy Community Service Program and the Federal Surplus Bureau in 1993. Ex-YP-667 was loaded aboard USS Harpers Ferry (LSD-49) and given an opportunity lift to New Orleans where with assistance from Avondale Shipyard, ex-YP-667 was transferred from the Harpers Ferry onto a specially made cradle placed in a barge and towed to Pittsburgh via the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. Docking at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Neville Island facility for nearly 18 months while repairs and renovations were completed. Voyager was retired in 2007 after more than 10 years of service with the Pittsburgh Voyager and RiverQuest fleets.
There is no DANFS history record for YP-667 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
Last Updated 9 August 2013
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