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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Ferry Boat:
  • Built by John Martinolich, Dockton, WA
  • Launched, 04 July 1913
  • Completed for Alki Point Transportation Co., Seattle WA, as the passenger vessel Clatawa (ON 211556), 1913
  • Converted to ferry for Sound Ferry Line, Seattle, WA, by King & Winge, Seattle, 1924
  • Acquired by Navy, 26 October 1943
  • Assigned to 13th Naval District, used between Hadlock and Indian Island
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold, January 1953
  • Registered to Weaver Herring Sales, Seattle, WA, as freighter
  • Sold to Fisherman’s Packing Corp, Bellingham, WA, 1958
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 71 gross tons / 48 net tons
    Length 85' 9"
    Beam 27' 7"
    Draft 6' 2"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion diesel, 135hp

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    37k Clatawa underway, date and location unknown. Photo from Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history record for YFB-48 available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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