Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.


NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive

YT-213


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
    Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length unknown
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion unknown


    i>US Navy photo # 2611 (42)
    Click On Image
    For Full Size Image
    Size Image Description Source
    BB-40 New Mexico 783k 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. Pieter Bakels

    There is no DANFS history available for YT-213 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    No Information Available
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

    Back To The Navsource Photo Archives Main Page Back To The Yard and District Craft Photo Index Back To The District Harbor Tug (YT) Photo Index
    Comments, Suggestions, E-mail Webmaster.
    This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo
    All pages copyright NavSource Naval History
    Last Updated 14 December 2007