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Epanow (YTB-275)
Epanow (YT-275) (1943 - 1944)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Yankee - Romeo - Quebec
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down in 1942 at Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service as Epanow (YT-275), date unknown
  • Allocated to the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA.
  • Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Large YTB-275, 15 May 1944
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Reactivated, 24 August 1952, assigned to Navy Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and San Juan, P.R.
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register in 1963
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 100'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 10'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 805shp
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    Epanow 76k Epanow (YTB-275) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec
    Epanow 68k Epanow (YTB-275) moored, probably at Naval Station San Juan, P.R., date unknown. Robert Hurst, courtesy of Gene Harmon and Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tugs web site

    Epanow (YT-275 / YTB-275)
    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

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