Please report any broken links or trouble you might come across to the Webmaster. Please take a moment to let us know so that we can correct any problems and make your visit as enjoyable and as informative as possible.
NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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
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
Length 66' 2"
Draft 4' 11"
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller 240shp
|Click On Image
For Full Size Image
||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.
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
Last Updated 23 October 2015
This page was created by Gary P. Priolo and is maitained by David L. Wright|