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Lost to enemy occupation, 25 December 1941

Banaag (YT-104)

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:
    Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    Philippine Islands operation, 8 to 25 December 1941
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 24 July 1942
  • Final Disposition, believed destroyed, 25 December1941 when Japan occupied Naval Station Olongapo
    Displacement 125 t.
    Length 96'
    Beam 16'
    Draft 7' 6"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament one 3-pdr
    Propulsion steam, single screw

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