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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
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
Speed 13 kts.
one six-cylinder, 700 horsepower (520 kW) Diesel engine
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||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
||Foss Towing and Transportation tug Arthur Foss underway, date and location unknown.
Photo courtesy TugboatInformation.com
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 Information.com - YT-335
Last Updated 22 August 2014
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