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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.)
    Length 114'
    Beam 27'
    Draft 14' (as built 10')
    Speed unknown
    Freight Capacity unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion two Atlas Imperial (Direct reversing) 6-cyl diesel engines, 325hp ea. (as built one 600hp diesel engine)
    two propellers

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    Commercial Service
    28k M/V Pacific Yellowfin, moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    The Nauticapedia
    John Spivey
    204k M/V Pacific Yellowfin, underway, date and location unknown.
    Photo from Flicker by Robert Etchell
    John Spivey

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