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Dekanawida (YT-334) (1942 - 1944)
USAMP Colonel George Armistead (1904 - 1930)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Golf - Bravo - Golf
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
Laid down in 1904 for the US Army as the Mineplanter USAMP Colonel George Armistead by Neafie & Levy Ship & Engine Building Co., Philadelphia, PA.
Delivered to the US Army in 1904
Decommissioned by the US Army and sold for commercial service, circa 1930s
Purchased by Foss Towing and Barge Co., Portland, OR. renamed Agnes Foss
Acquired by the US Navy, 2 November 1942, and placed in service as Dekanawida (YT-334), assigned to the 14th Naval District
Reclassified District Harbor Tug (Large) YTB-334, 15 May 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
Delivered to the Maritime Commission for disposal
Returned to Foss Towing and Barge Co. in 1946, name reverted to Agnes Foss
Sold in 1972 to a Philippines Co., renamed Celtic
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Beam 30' 6"
Draft 14' 2"
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller, 1,500shp
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||Agnes Foss underway in Elliott Bay, Seattle, WA., date unknown.
||Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society, University of Washington Digital Libraries Collection
||Dekanawida (YT-344) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
Dekanawida (YT-334 / YTB-334)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval 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 10 July 2009
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