- USS YP-422
The USS YP-422 was a
Navyyard patrol (YP) boat that was created by converting the existing fishing trawler "Mist". [http://www.navsource.org/archives/14/31422.htm] The conversion was completed in July, 1942 at the Navy Yard located in Boston, Massachusetts. YP422 was briefly commanded by L. Ron Hubbard, the controversial founder of Scientology.
YP is also the designation applied to yacht-like vessels used by the United States Naval Academy to teach practical hands-on seamanship.
L. Ron Hubbard and the military
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