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Sassacus (YTB-193) (1944 - 1962)
Sassacus (YT-193) (1942 - 1944)
November - Bravo - Whiskey - Alpha
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Pessacus Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, 21 April 1942, by Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Launched, 31 July 1942
Delivered to the Navy and placed in service, as Sassacus (YT-193), 7 December 1942, allocated to the 3rd Naval District,
Redesignated District Harbor Tug (Large) YTB-193, 15 May 1944
Reassigned to the 12th Naval District, at San Franciso, CA. in early 1945
Placed out of service, 26 November 1946
Redesignated District Harbor Tug (Medium) YTM-193 in February 1962
Transferred, on loan, to Venezuela in January 1963
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 260 t.
Speed 12 kts.
one Diesel engine
single propeller, 805shp
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Sassacus (YT-193 / YTB-193 / YTM-193)
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 15 June 2012
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