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Canuck (YTM-379)
Canuck (YTB-379) (1944 - 1962)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Quebec - Delta - November
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-379 in 1944 at Gulfport Boiler & Welding Works, Inc., Port Arthur, TX.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Redesignated Harbor Tug, Large YTB-379 in May 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service in July 1944, as Canuck (YTB-379) at Galveston, TX.
  • Canuck was assigned to Service Forces Pacific Fleet during World War II
  • Placed out of service and laid up in reserve in October 1946
  • Reactivated in December 1956 for service in the 14th Naval District
  • Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-379 in February 1962
  • Deactived and turned over to the US Army in 1962
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 206 t.
    Length 102' 2"
    Beam 24'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament unknown
    single propeller, 1,000shp

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    Canuck (YTB-379 / YTM-379)
    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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