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Photo #: NH 106994
U.S. Navy patrol vessel YP-487 (1942-1944)
Underway in the waters of the Sixth Naval District during World War II.
Patrol vessels of this type were locally known as "Shrimpers", reflecting their origin as commercial fishing boats.
The original photograph is in Volume I of the Sixth Naval District's World War II historical report (First Draft Narrative, preceding page 144) held by the Navy Library, May 2010.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Online Image: 87KB; 900 x 675 pixels
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Image posted 25 May 2010