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YP- 676 Class Patrol Craft, Training
  • Laid down, 18 August 1986, at Marinette Marine, Marinette, WI.
  • Launched, 17 April 1987
  • Delivered and placed in service, 10 June 1987 at the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.
  • Status, active in service assigned to the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.
    Displacement 176 t. (max.)
    Length 108'
    Beam 24'
    Draft 8'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Armament none
    Complement 2 Officers, 4 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-698 959k Morning colors in the fog and snow on YP-698, YP-688 and YP-690 on the morning of the 104th Army Navy football game, 6 December 2003. The boats and crew made the transit to Coast Guard Station Philadelphia from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. for the game. Navy defeat the Black Knights by a score of 34-6.
    US Navy photo # 031206-N-0399H-063 by PH1 Dana Howe.
    Robert Hurst
    YP-698 253k Midshipman 4th Class Christa Stowe, from Daytona Beach, Fla., shovels snow from the weather deck of YP-698 at Coast Guard Station Philadelphia, 6 December 2003. YP-698, YP-688 and YP-690, moored abreast of YP-698, made the transit from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD., to Philadelphia for the 104th playing of the Army Navy game. The YPs are used to teach familiarization with water craft, Basic Damage Control and underway instruction of Basic to Advanced Seamanship and Navigation. Yard Patrol craft provide realistic, at-sea training in navigation and seamanship for midshipmen attending the academy.
    US Navy photo # 031206-N-0399H-002 by PH1 Dana Howe.
    Robert Hurst
    YP-690 48k YP-690 tied up pierside Inner Harbor, Baltimore, to escape Hurricane Irene, 27 August 2011
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history record for YP-690 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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

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