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Stallion (YTM-120)
Stallion (YT-120) (1931 - 1944)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is top to bottom, left to right
American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Harbor Tug:
  • Built by Chance Marine Construction Co., Eastport, MD
  • Launched (date unknown)
  • Completed for United States Shipping Board as tugboat Stallion (ON 220671), 1920
  • Transferred to US Navy control, 22 September 1931
  • Commissioned, USS Stallion (YT-120) at Norfolk, VA, 02 November 1931
  • Assigned to 5th Naval District, 1931 - 1944
  • Decommissioned, 10 January 1944
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-120, 15 May 1944
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 10 March 1945
  • Sold by the WSA War Shipping Administration, August 1945
  • Sold to Third Carroll Corp., New York, NY and placed in service as tug St. John, 1945
  • Final disposition, dismantled 1956
    Displacement 270 tons
    Length 94'
    Beam 24'
    Draft 8' 8"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion steam, 450hp

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    Stallion 152k Stallion (YTM-120) laid up awaiting disposal, probably at Alexandria, VA, circa 1944-45. Prior to her retirement, she had been station tug at Naval Torpedo Station Alexandria.
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 94104. Collection of George L. Dant
    Mike Green

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    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    No Information Available
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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