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YT-296 (1942 - 1944)
November - Zulu - Mike - Quebec
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Built by Donovan Contracting Co., Shelburne, VT
Laid down, date unknown
Launched, date unknown
Placed in service at New York Navy Yard, 27 July 1943
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-296, 15 May 1944
During World War 2 was assigned to 6th Naval District
Assigned to 7th Naval District at Green Cove Springs, FL, early 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold to Norfolk Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Norfolk, VA, renamed Norshipco Two (ON 262314), 1952
Final disposition, fate unknown
Length 66' 2"
Beam 17' 6"
Draft 6' 8"
one Diesel-electric engine
single propeller 300hp
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||YT-296 off the US east coast, circa 1943.
National Archives photos 80-G-411695
There is no DANFS history available for YT-296 / YTL-296 available at NavSource
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 25 February 2019
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