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Black Fox (YTM-177)
Black Fox (YTB-177) (1944 - 1962)
Black Fox (YT-177) (1942 - 1944)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - India - Xray - Bravo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Woban Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down in 1941 at Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL.
Launched, date unknown
Placed in service, circa 1942, as Black Fox (YT-177), allocated to the 6th Naval District
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Large YTB-177, 15 May 1944
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-177 in February 1962
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register in 1975
Final Disposition, transferred, 1 November 1975, to other government agencies
Beam 27' 0"
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller, 1,000shp
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||Black Fox (YTB-177) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial collection.
There is no DANFS history record for Black Fox (YT-177 / YTB-177 / YTM-177) 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 8 April 2011
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