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Seabrook (YFB-38)



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


Yard Ferryboat:
  • Built in 1882 as the passenger ship Wilmington by Cramp Shipbuilding, Philadelphia PA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Renamed Pinellas, date unknown
  • Acquired by the Navy, 28 July 1942, from Bee Line Ferry Inc., St. Petersburg, FL.
  • Converted for naval service at Merrill Stevens Dry Dock and Repair Co., Jacksonville, FL.
  • Placed in service as Seabrook (YFB-38), 9 September 1942, at Jacksonville, FL.
  • Seabrook was assigned to the Naval Air Operational Training Command, Jacksonville
  • Placed out of service, 14 September 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 11 October 1945
  • Delivered to the War Shipping Administration, 14 March 1946, for resale to her previous owner
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 101 t.
    Length 122'
    Beam 22'
    Draft 6'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion
    system unknown
    single propeller, 350shp

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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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