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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Lost to enemy occupation, 25 December 1941
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Defense Medal
District Harbor Tug:
Built as the copper-sheathed composite hull tug Banaag by Whampoa Dock Co., Hong Kong, BCC
Launched, date unknown
Delivered to the US Navy, 1 February 1911
Placed in service as Banaag, 1 February 1911, at Naval Station Olongapo, P.I.
Designated District Harbor Tug YT-104, 17 July 1920
During World War II Banaag was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Struck from the Naval Register, 24 July 1942
Final Disposition, believed destroyed, 25 December1941 when Japan occupied Naval Station Olongapo
|Campaign and Dates
|Philippine Islands operation, 8 to 25 December 1941
Displacement 125 t.
Draft 7' 6"
Armament one 3-pdr
Propulsion steam, single screw
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DANFS history entry located at the US Naval Historical Center
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
No Information Available
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 23 June 2006
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