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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

YTL-165 was transferred to France, named Chardonneret
District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, circa 1940-41, at Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YT-165 in 1941, allocated to the Fleet
  • YT-165 was assigned to North Africa
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-165 in 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 Chardonneret
  • Designated Y622 in 1960
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 66' 2"
    Beam 17'
    Draft 4' 11"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single propeller 240shp

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    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

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