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YFB-30

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
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 65'
    Beam 13'
    Draft 4'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion
    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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