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International Radio Call Sign:
YT-160 (1941 - 1944)
November - Bravo - Victor - Romeo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
YTL-160 was transferred to France, named Pluvier
District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, circa 1940-41, at Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT.
Launched, date unknown
Placed in service as YT-160 in 1941, allocated to the Fleet
YT-160 was assigned to North Africa
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-160, date unknown
During World War II YTL-160 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of southern France, 19 August to 25 September 1944
Placed out of service and transferred to France in 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Placed in service in the French navy in North Africa, named Pluvier
Designated Y696 in 1960
Final Disposition, fate unknown
YT-160 earned one battle star for World War II service
Length 66' 2"
Draft 4' 11"
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller 240shp
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||YT-160 at Toulon, France, circa October-November 1944. Note USS LST-74 moored in the background.
||Clinton Johnson for his father Earl Clinton Lampp MoMM1c (USNR V6) YT-160
There is no DANFS history available for YT-160 / YTL-160 available at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 25 May 2012
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|