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YMT-20 (1943 - 1944)
YT-482 (1942 - 1943)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Foxtrot - Xray - Delta
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 1902, builder unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Named Basalt No.1, date unknown
  • Acquired by the Navy from the Basalt Rock Co., Napa, CA. in 1942 and placed in service as District Harbor Tug YT-482 in the 12th Naval District
  • Redesignated Yard Motor Tug YMT-20, date unknown
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-482, 15 May 1944
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission in 1947 for disposal
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 72'
    Beam 18' 9"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion one gasoline engine, single propeller

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    YTL-482 73k Broadside view of YTL-482 at Navy Yard Mare Island, 9 November 1945. Ships in the background (left to right): USS Nereus (AS 17), USS Hunter Liggett (APA 14), SS Exira, USS Kadashan Bay (CVE 76), SS Searay, SS Cape Mares.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 7009-45.
    Darryl Baker

    There is no DANFS history available for YT-482 / YMT-20 / YTL-482 at NavSource
    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
    Tugboat Information
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    Last Updated 4 December 2009