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Lost, 18 February 1944, struck a mine off Anzio


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal

District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, date and location unknown
  • Acquired by the US Navy, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YT-198
  • During World War II YT-198 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the following campaign:
    Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    West Coast of Italy operation--1944
    Anzio-Nettuno advanced landings, 22 January to 18 February 1944
  • Sunk after hitting a mine, 18 February 1944, off the Anzio beachhead
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • YT-198 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
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    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion unknown

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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