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International Radio Call Sign:
November - Golf - Juliet - Lima
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

YTL-340 was transferred to France, renamed Perdrix
Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down in 1941-42, at Navy Yard Pearl Harbor, T.H.
  • Launched in 1942
  • Placed in service as YT-340 in 1942 allocated to the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-340, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Laid up in reserve, location unknown
  • Transferred to France in 1953, to serve in French-Indochina, named Perdrix
  • Returned to US Navy custody in 1956, and subsequently transferred to an Allied navy, (South Vietnam, Japan, South Korea, Republic of China, Thailand, Philippines, etc.)
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1957
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 66' 2"
    Beam 17'
    Draft 4' 11"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single propeller 240shp

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    LST-1006 340k USS LST-1006 with LCT(6)-670 on her main deck. at Pearl Harbor in the summer of 1944. YTL-340 is alongside.
    Photo from the collection of LCDR. Dayton Brown.
    Tracy White

    There is no DANFS history available for YT-340 / YTL-340 available at NavSource
    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

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