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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
Cahto Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, date unknown, as the District Harbor Tug Chaska (YT-226) by John Mathis Yacht Building Co., Camden, N. J.
Reclassified Large District Harbor Tug YTB-225, 15 May 1944
Launched, 28 June 1944
Placed in service as Chaska (YTB-226), 23 November 1944
Allocated to the 6th and 5th Naval Districts
Placed in reserve, 1 May 1947
Reactivated, 3 July 1947, for service in the 8th, 6th and 1st Naval Districts
Placed out of service struck from the Naval Register and sold in November 1956
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 410 t.
Draft 11' 4"
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50-cal machine guns
one Diesel engine
single propeller, 1,000shp
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DANFS history entry located at the US Navy History and Heritage Command
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 1 March 2013
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