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Narkeeta (YTM-133)
Narkeeta (YT-133) (1939 - 1944)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Echo - November - Golf
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, 29 September 1938 at Navy Yard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA.
  • Launched, 4 May 1939
  • Placed in service as Narkeeta (YT-133), 16 June 1939
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-133, 15 May 1944
  • Placed our of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 21 November 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 2 June 1947, for disposal
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 258 t.
    Length 100'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 7' 9"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel

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    Narkeeta 1045k From left to right; Wahneta (YT-134), Narkeeta (YT-133) and Self-propelled Garbage Lighter YG-21. at the end of building ways # 1 at Mare Island Navy Yard, April 17, 1939. All three of these vessels were launched, 4 May 1939.
    US Navy photo
    Darryl Baker

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    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval Historical Center
    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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