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November - Uniform - Tango - India
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)
Harbor Tug:
  • 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
    Displacement unknown
    Length 66' 2"
    Beam 17'
    Draft 4' 11"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single propeller 240shp

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    Angostura (R-5)
    YTL-211 78k Ex-YTL-211 in service as the Paraguay navy tug Angostura (R-5) in 1997, location unknown. Oliverio
    YTL-211 102k

    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

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