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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
YMT-17 (1943 - 1944)
YT-480 (1940 - 1943)
November - Foxtrot - Quebec - Alpha
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
District Harbor Tug:
Built in 1915 as Crowley No. 20 by Stone and Van Bergen, San Francisco, CA. for Crowley Launch and Tugboat Co., San Francisco, CA.
Acquired by Lillico Towing Co., date unknown, renamed Lillico No. 20
Acquired, date unknown, by unknown company, renamed Adolph J.
Acquired by the US Navy in 1940, designated District Harbor Tug YT-480
Allocated to the 13th Naval District
Redesignated Yard Motor Tug YMT-17 in 1943
Redesignated District Harbor Tug Small YTL-480 in 1944
Placed out of service in 1946 and turned over to the US Maritime Commission, renamed Ranger
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred to the Maritime Commission in 1947 for disposal
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Length 59' 7"
Beam 18' 2"
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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 24 October 2014
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