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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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
one Diesel engine
single propeller, 805shp
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||Epanow (YTB-275) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial.
||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
Last Updated 25 April 2012
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