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USS Bay Spring (AT-60) (1921 - 1940)
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
A single screw, steel hulled tug built in 1920 by Providence Engineering Co., Providence, R. I.
Acquired from the United States Shipping Board (USSB), 28 September 1921
Commissioned USS Bay Spring (AT-60), 10 November 1921 at New York Navy Yard, Lt. Frederick Muller in command
Decommissioned, 23 November 1926, at Philadelphia, PA.
Laid up in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet Philadelphia
Reclassified Non-self Propelled Gate Vessel YNg-19, 7 October 1940
Placed in service, 31 January 1941
Placed out of service, 25 August 1944, at Boston, MA.
Struck from the Naval Register, 16 September 1944
Transferred to the War Shipping Administration, 3 May 1946 for disposal
Sold to Barnett Shipping Co., Battery Place, New York City, N.Y., for $3,000, resold to O. C. Webster, Georgetown, Cayman Islands,
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping in 1958
Displacement 775 t.
Beam 27' 8"
Draft 14' 1"
Speed 11 kts
Propulsion system unknown
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US Naval History and Heritage Command
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USS Bay Spring (AT-60) / YNg-19
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|01||LT. Muller, Frederick||10 November 1921 - 15 February 1925|
|02||CHBOSN. James, Thomas||15 February 1925 - 23 November 1926|
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 9 May 2014
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