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YP- 654 Class Training Craft
  • Built by Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • Delivered and placed in service at US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, 1972
  • Reclassified small boat, 1989
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold, 1995
  • Current Status, in use as US Naval Sea Cadet Corps Training Vessel Pride of Michigan (ON 1247198)
    Displacement 66 tons (fl)
    Length 81'
    Beam 18'
    Draft 6'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Armament none
    Complement 2 Officers, 8 Enlisted
    Range 1800 nm
    Propulsion two 12V-71N Detroit diesel engines, 2 propellers, horsepower rating 437 shaft horsepower @ 2,100 RPM

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    YP-678 85k YP-673 underway, date and location unknown. Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
    Navy Sea Cadet Research/Training Vessel
    YP-678 25k Ex-YP-673 underway on Lake Huron as the Navy Sea Cadet Great Lakes Division Research/Training Vessel Pride of Michigan. Photo courtesy of the Noble Odyssey Foundation. Robert Hurst
    YP-678 22k Pride of Michigan underway on the Great Lakes, date unknown. Photo courtesy of the Noble Odyssey Foundation. Robert Hurst
    YP-678 34 Pride of Michigan underway on the St. Clair River, off Sombra, Ontario, Canada, 30 May 2010. Photo taken by B. C. from aboard the Diamond Belle while on excursion. Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history record for YP-673 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
    Sea Cadets, Great Lakes Division
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    Last Updated 10 January 2013