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YTL-296
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YT-296 (1942 - 1944)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - Mike - Quebec
NZMQ
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Harbor Tug:
  • 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
  • By early 1946, assigned to 7th Naval District at Green Cove Springs, FL
  • 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
    Specifications:
    Displacement
    Length 66' 2"
    Beam 17' 6"
    Draft 6' 8"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion
    one Diesel-electric engine
    single propeller 300hp
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    Size Image Description Source
    YT-296 254k YT-296 off the US east coast, circa 1943.
    National Archives photos 80-G-411695
    Mike Green

    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

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