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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Cahto Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, date unknown, as the wood-hulled District Harbor Tug Manada (YT-224) at Elizabeth City Shipyard, Elizabeth City, N.C.
Reclassified Large District Harbor Tug YTB-224, 15 May 1944
Launched, 5 July 1944
Placed in service, as Manada (YTB-224), 2 December 1944
Allocated to the 5th Naval District at NOB Norfolk, VA.
Transferred to the 6th Naval District, 28 June 1946
Reassigned to the 16th Fleet at Orange TX., placed out of service 16 August 1946
Reactivated, 10 October 1946, assigned to the 8th Naval District, Great Lakes area
Transferred to the 6th Naval District, 20 August 1948, assigned to NAS Pensacola, FL.
Placed out of service in January 1954
Struck from the Naval Register, 17 September 1954
Final Disposition, disposed of by Navy sale, fate unknown
Displacement 410 t.
Draft 11' 4"
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50-cal machine guns
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller, 1,000shp
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
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