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Orono (YTB-190) (1944 - 1962)
Orono (YT-190) (1943 - 1944)
November - Bravo - Uniform - Lima
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Woban Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, 16 May 1942, at Pacific Coast Engineering Co., Alameda, CA.
Launched, 11 July 1942
Completed and placed in service, 28 May 1943, allocated to the 13th Naval District
Assigned to the Columbia River area, homeported at Naval Station Astoria, OR.
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Large (YTB-190) in May 1944
Reassigned to Naval Station Tongue Point OR in late 1946
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium (YTM-190) in February 1962 and reassigned to the 12th Naval District
Final Disposition, sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping, 1 June 1975
Displacement 218 t.
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion Diesel, single screw
Orono (YT / YTB / YTM-190)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 28 September 2012
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