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YP- 654 Class Training Craft
  • Built in 1971 by Peterson Boatbuilding, Tacoma, WA. (hulls built by Tacoma Boatbuilding CO., Tacoma, WA.)
  • Launched in 1967
  • Delivered and placed in service in 1967 at US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. as YP-669
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 66 t.(fl)
    Length 81'
    Beam 18'
    Draft 6'
    Speed 12 kts. (design speed 15 kts)
    Armament none
    Officers 2
    Enlisted 8
    Range 1800 nm
    four 6V-71N 150hp Detroit Diesel engines
    two propellers, 437shp @ 2,100 RPM

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    YP-669 56k YP-669 the last class of wooden-hulled YPs built for the US Navy, nearing completion at Tacoma Boatbuilding Co., Tacoma, WA. in October 1971. Tacoma Boatbuilding had a subcontract to build the oak-ribbed, Alaskan cedar double planked wooden hulls and aluminum superstructures for Peterson Boatbuilding while Peterson was responsible for the outfitting and testing of the new boats.
    Photos from Richards Studio Collection, Tacoma Public Library
    Tommy Trampp
    YP-669 69k
    YP-669 55k
    YP-669 22k YP-669 underway, date and location unknown. Tom Nutt

    There is no DANFS history record for YP-669 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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