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International Radio Call Sign:
November - Delta - Papa - Romeo
YP- 676 Class Patrol Craft, Training
  • Laid down, 22 June 1987, at Marinette Marine Marinette, WI.
  • Launched, 29 March 1988
  • Delivered and placed in service, 16 June 1988 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
    two Officers
    four Enlisted
    Range 1800 nm
    two 12V-71N Detroit Diesel engines
    two propellers, horsepower rating 437 shaft horsepower @ 2,100 RPM

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    YP-698 196k YP-698 sailing downbound on the Welland Canal, 9 June 1988, on her delivery voyage from Marinette, Wisconsin. Photos courtesy of birchglen Robert Hurst
    YP-698 188k
    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-698 86k BM1(SW,AW) Daniel Durham maneuvers YP-698 as he approaches the pier at Pennís Landing in Philadelphia, PA. YP 698 was at Philadelphia supporting the Army Navy game during Philadelphia Navy Week 2005.
    US Navy photo # 051203-N-4936C-002 Philadelphia, PA (Dec.3, 2005), by JO3 David P.Coleman, NAVCO, Philadelphia, PAO.
    Bill Gonyo
    YP-698 71k BM1(SW,AW) Daniel Durham takes a reading from the generator on board the YP-698 while moored at Pennís Landing in Philadelphia. PA.
    US Navy photo # 051203-N-4936C-005 Philadelphia, PA (Dec.3, 2005), by JO3 David P.Coleman, NAVCO, Philadelphia, PAO.
    Bill Gonyo
    YP-698 357k YP-698 inbound on the Elizabeth River off Norfolk, VA., 20 May 2011.
    Photo courtesy Marc Piche,
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history record for YP-698 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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