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November - Uniform - Sierra - Sierra
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
YTL-209 was transferred to France, named Canastel
District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, 1941-42, at Robert Jacob Inc., City Island, N.Y.
Launched, date unknown
Placed in service as YT-209 in 1942 allocated to the Fleet
YT-209 was assigned to North Africa
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-209 in 1944
Placed out of service and transferred to France in 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Placed in service in the French navy in North Africa, named Canastel
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Length 66' 2"
Draft 4' 11"
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller 240shp
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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 28 January 2011
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