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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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USS YT-119 (1933 - 1944)
November - Alpha - Golf - Delta
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive - Pearl Harbor)
Bottom Row - American Defense Service Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
District Harbor Tug:
Built, 1931-33, at Navy Yard Boston, MA.
Launched, date unknown
Commissioned, USS YT-119, 7 March 1933
USS YT-119 was present at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941
Decommissioned and placed in service as Geronimo (YTM-119), 15 May 1944
Placed out of service, 30 April 1946, at Honolulu, T.H.
Struck from the Naval Register, 30 December 1946
Sold by the War Assets Administration to John Hanson, 23 July 1948
Final Disposition, fate unknown
USS YT-119 earned one battle star for World War II service
Displacement 270 t.
Draft 8' 1"
single propeller, 834shp
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||USS YT-119 underway, date and location unknown.
||YT-119 stands by as USS California (BB-44) crosses the sill of the drydock at Navy Yard Pearl Harbor, after being refloated, 9 April 1942.
Photo Source: NARA San Francisco, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard General Correspondence files 1941-45.
|Tracy White @ Researcher @ Large.
USS YT-119 / Geronimo (YTM-119)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval Historical Center
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 31 December 2010
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