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Chicomico (YTB-378) (1944 - 1962)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Quebec - Charlie - Golf
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Allaquippa Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down as YT-378 in 1944 at Babcock & Wilcox Works, Gulfport, MS., completed at the General Motors Corp., yard, at Port Arthur, TX.
Redesignated Harbor Tug, Large YTB-378, 15 May 1944
Launched, 10 June 1944
Delivered and placed in service as Chicomico (YT-378) in 1944, assigned to Service Force, Pacific
Laid up in reserve and placed out of service in March 1946
Assigned to the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego Group
Withdrawn from reserve and reactivated in October 1957, allocated to the 6th Naval District
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-378 in February 1962
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 318 t.(fl)
Length 102' 2"
Draft 10' 5"
Speed 12 kts.
Range 4,500 miles
single screw, 1000shp
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||Chicomico (YTB-378) moored pierside, date and location unknown.
||Robert Hurst, courtesy Paul Smith, Webmaster U.S. Navy Harbor Tugs Boats web site
Chicomico (YTB-378 / YTM-378)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History 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
Last Updated 5 April 2015
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