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FP-64 / FS-64
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Freight-Supply Vessel / Junior Mineplanter
Laid down in 1943 as US Army Coastal Freighter FP-64, Stowman-Deer Island Yacht Basin Corp., Stonington, ME.
Converted on stocks to Junior Mineplanter, redesignated JMP-64
Launched in 1943
Delivered to the US Army Coast Artillery Corp Mineplanter Service
Placed in commission in 1943
Retired from US Army service date unknown
Purchased in 1946 by the California Department of Fisheries
Purchased in 1960 by Clint Pelletier, San Francisco, CA., renamed Yellowfin II
Owned 1965 to 1971 by Do-Me Melcon Pelletier (Executrix), San Francisco, CA.
Purchased circa 1980 by the Tacoma Tow Boat Co.
Sold in 1989 to Pete Whittier, Deer Harbor, WA.
Purchased in 2000 by Colin & Marelon Griffinson, Vancouver, B.C., renamed Pacific Yellowfin, redocumented Canada
Rebuilt in 2003
Current Disposition, unknown
Displacement 270 t. (as built 290 t.)
Draft 14' (as built 10')
Freight Capacity unknown
Propulsion two Atlas Imperial (Direct reversing) 6-cyl diesel engines, 325hp ea. (as built one 600hp diesel engine)
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|M/V Pacific Yellowfin, moored pierside, date and location unknown.
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Last Updated 4 November 2022
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