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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"
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 12 kts.
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
Last Updated 5 April 2015
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