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Dohasan (YTM-335)
Dohasan (YT-335) (1942 - 1944)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Harbor Tug:
  • Built in 1889 as the commercial tug Narcissus by Williamette Iron and Steel Co. Portland, OR.
  • Renamed Wallowa, date unknown
  • Acquired by Foss Towing and Barge Co., date unknown, renamed Arthur Foss
  • Acquired by the US Navy from Foss Towing and Barge Co., Portland, OR., in 1942
  • Placed in service as Dohasan (YT-335), assigned to the 14th Naval District
  • Dohasan was the last vessel to escape from Wake Island in 1942 before the island was attacked and captured by Japanese forces
  • Reclassified District Harbor Tug (Medium) YTB-335, 15 May 1944
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 7 February 1946
  • Returned to Foss Towing and Barge Co., circa 1946, renamed Arthur Foss
  • Donated by Foss Towing and Barge Co. to the Northwest Seaport in 1970
  • Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1989
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Current Specifications:
    Displacement unknown
    Length 120'
    Beam 25'
    Draft unknown
    Speed 13 kts.
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    one six-cylinder, 700 horsepower (520 kW) Diesel engine
    single propeller

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    Commercial Service
    Dohasan 58k Commercial tug Arthur Foss, ex-Dohasan (YTM-335) moored pierside at Heritage wharf on Lake Union, Seattle, WA, 25 Nov. 2010.
    Photos by Kyle Stubbs
    Tommy Trampp
    Dohasan 16k
    Dohasan 70k Foss Towing and Transportation tug Arthur Foss underway, date and location unknown.
    Photo courtesy
    Birk Thomas

    Dohasan (YT-335 / YTM-335)
    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
    Tugboat - YT-335
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    Last Updated 22 August 2014