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YFB-60

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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


Ferry Boat:
  • Built in 1923 for the Key System as the ferry San Leandro by Los Angeles SB at Los Angeles Ship Building Co., Los Angeles, CA.
  • Acquired by the Navy, 26 May 1945, from Wilmington Transportation Co.
  • Allocated to the 12th Naval District
  • Placed in service as YFB-60 in 1945
  • Placed out of service in 1945
  • Transferred to the War Shipping Administration, 20 September 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 11 October 1945
  • Returned to her owner in 1945
  • Sold to the Southern Pacific Railroad
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,653 t.
    Length 225'
    Beam 42' 1"
    Draft unknown
    Depth of Hold 17' 1"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion steam, 12,000shp

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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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