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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Wooden hulled yacht
  • Built by Mathis Yacht Building, Camden, NJ (YN 179)
  • Completed as motor yacht Pilgrim II (ON 225758) for William H. Elkins, Philadelphia, PA, 1926
  • Acquired by US Navy, 24 March 1942
  • Placed in service, 28 April 1942
  • Though designated a ferryboat, was apparently used as a patrol boat on the Delaware River, 1942-1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 10 June 1947
  • Final disposition, still extant in 1990s (last documents expired 31 August 1995), final fate unclear
    Displacement unknown
    Length 65'
    Beam 13'
    Draft 4'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 400shp

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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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