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Massasoit (YT-131 / YTM-131)
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
Massasoit Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down (date unknown) at Charleston Navy Yard, Charleston, S.C.
Launched, 13 December 1938
Placed in service as Massasoit (YT-131) in 1939
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-131 in May 1944
Placed our of service in April 1948
Returned to service in August 1950
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 1 April 1973 by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS)
Displacement 222 t.
Length 111' 2"
Beam 26' 9"
Draft 8' 5"
Speed 9 kts.
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DANFS history entry located at the US Naval Historical Center web site
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 30 June 2006
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