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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
    Displacement unknown
    Length 116'
    Beam 27' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single propeller, 1,000shp

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    YT-176 68k Black Fox (YTB-177) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial collection.
    Stan Svec

    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

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