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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
YTL-211 was transferred to Paraguay, renamed Angostura (R-5)
Laid down in 1941-42, at Robert Jacob Inc., City Island, N.Y.
Launched in 1942
Placed in service as YT-211 in 1942 allocated to the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-211, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Laid up in reserve, location unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred, loaned, to Paraguay in April 1965, named Angostura (R-5)
Departed Jacksonville, FL., 2 June 1965, in tow by the Argentine navy tug Goyena inside the dock of AFDL-26 (also on lease to Paraguay), arrived, 24 July 1965, at Asuncion, Paraguay
Sold to Paraguay, 11 February 1977, through the Security Assistance Program (SAP) for $18,000
Active in service of Paraguayan Navy as of 2011
Length 66' 2"
Draft 4' 11"
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller 240shp
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||Ex-YTL-211 in service as the Paraguay navy tug Angostura (R-5) in 1997, location unknown.
There is no DANFS history available for YT-211 / YTL-211 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
Last Updated 27 February 2015
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