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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
YTL-244 was transferred to France, renamed Martin-PÍcheur
Laid down in 1941-42, at Robert Jacob Inc., City Island, N.Y.
Launched in 1942
Placed in service as YT-244 in 1942 allocated to the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-244, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Laid up in reserve, location unknown
Transferred to France in 1953, to serve in French-Indochina, named Martin-PÍcheur
Returned to US Navy custody in 1956, and subsequently transferred to an Allied navy, (South Vietnam, Japan, South Korea, Republic of China, Thailand, Philippines, etc.)
Struck from the Naval Register in 1957
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Length 66' 2"
Draft 4' 11"
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller 240shp
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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 28 January 2011
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