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YT-169 (1942 - 1944)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Bravo - Zulu - Xray
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, circa 1941-42, at Henry C. Grebe Inc., Chicago, IL.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service in 1942 as YT-169, allocated to the 11th Naval District
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-169 15 May 1944,
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Length 66' 2"
    Beam 17'
    Draft 4' 11"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one Diesel-electric engine
    single propeller 240shp
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    YT-161 40k Ex-YTL-169 underway as the civilian tug Sputten Duyvil, date and location unknown.
    Courtesy Fred Reep, National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for YT-169 / YTL-169 available at NavSource
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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