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YTB-342 (1944 - 1962)
YT-342 (1942 - 1944)
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Maritime Commission Type V2-ME-A1 Harbor Tug:
Laid down, date unknown, as Port Kent under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 451) at Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Inc., Brooklyn, N. Y.
Launched, 23 December 1942
Delivered to the Navy, 15 February 1943
Placed in service as Oratamin (YT-347) and allocated to the 10th Naval District, at Naval Station San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Large YTB-347, 15 May 1944
Reassigned to the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA. in 1952
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-347 in February 1962
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 218 t.
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 16 kts.
Propulsion Diesel, single screw
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DANFS history entry located at the US Naval Historical Center web site
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 5 November 2014
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