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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-355 was transferred to France, renamed Pélican
Laid down in 1943, as Alamo at Staten Island Shipbuilding, Port Richmond, N.Y.
Launched in 1943
Acquired by the US Navy, date unknown
Placed in service as YT-355 in 1943-44 allocated to the 15th Naval District at Balboa, Panama Canal Zone
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-355, 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 Pélican
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 102' 3"
Beam 26' 6"
Draft 4' 11"
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller 320shp
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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 28 January 2011
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