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Powhatan (YT-128 / YTM-128)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


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

Powhatan Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, 28 March 1938, at Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA.
  • Launched, 10 June 1938
  • Delivered and placed in service as Powhatan (YT-128), 16 September 1938
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-128, 15 May 1944
  • Placed out of service (date unknown)
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 1 January 1972 by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS)
    Specifications:
    Displacement 406 t.
    Length 110' 11"
    Beam 24'
    Draft 10' 6"
    Speed 10 kts.
    Complement 13
    Armament two .50 cal. machine guns
    Propulsion unknown

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