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Winnetka (YTB-376)
Winnetka (YT-376)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Quebec - Alpha - Tango
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

Allaquippa Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down as YT-376 in 1944 at Gulfport Boiler & Welding Works, Inc., Port Arthur, TX.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Redesignated Harbor Tug, Large YTB-376, 15 May 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, 28 June 1944, as Winnetka (YTB-376) at Galveston, TX.
  • Winnetka was initially assigned to Pearl Harbor and later, Guam, Saipan and Iwo Jima
  • Ran aground at Iwo Jima in 1946
  • Damaged beyond economic repair, deemed unsalvagable
  • Final Disposition, abandoned where she lay
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 19 July 1946
    Displacement 318 t.(fl)
    Length 102' 2"
    Beam 25'
    Draft 10' 5"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament none
    Range 4,500 miles
    single propeller, 1,000shp

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    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval Historical 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
    Allaquippa Class Harbor Tug schematic
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