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Vashon (YFB-19)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal


YFB-19 class Yard Ferryboat:
  • Built by Shain Manufacturing Co., Seattle, WA
  • Completed by Puget Sound Navy Yard and placed in service as Vashon (YFB-19), April 1941
  • Served in 13th Naval District, assigned to Naval Base Bremerton
  • Placed out of service, in reserve, March 1948
  • Sold, July 1958
  • Final disposition, unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 20 tons
    Length 65'
    Beam 17'
    Draft 5'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion diesel, 300hp

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    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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