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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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National Defense Service Medal
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
Current Status, in use as US Naval Sea Cadet Corps Training Vessel Pride of Michigan (ON 1247198)
Displacement 66 tons (fl)
Speed 12 kts.
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-673 underway, date and location unknown.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
|Navy Sea Cadet Research/Training Vessel
|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.
|Pride of Michigan underway on the Great Lakes, date unknown. Photo courtesy of the Noble Odyssey Foundation.
|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.
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
Last Updated 10 January 2013
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