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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Commercial Harbor Tug:
Laid down in 1920, location unknown, as the commercial tug Hawk
Acquired by the US Navy in 1940
Placed in service as YT-213
Allocated to the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA.
Struck from the Naval Register and returned to her owners in 1945
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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||YT-213 assisting Mememsha (AG-39) out of her berth at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA., 31 December 1941. In the foreground is the battleship New Mexico (BB-40) Across the pier from Mememsha is the new destroyer O'Brien (DD-415). She would be torpedoed by the Japanese submarine I-15 on 15 September 1942 and sank 19 October 1942 while en route to Pearl Harbor for repairs.
i>US Navy photo # 2611 (42)
There is no DANFS history available for YT-213 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 14 December 2007
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