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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
YMT-23 (1943 - 1944)
YT-485 (1942 - 1943)
November - Golf - Romeo - Yankee
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 1931, as the harbor tug Costa at location unknown.
Launched, date unknown
Acquired by the Navy, 14 April 1942, at Midway Island from Hawaiian Dredging Co. Honolulu, T.H.
Placed in service as District Harbor Tug YT-485
Allocated to the 14th Naval District
Redesignated Yard Motor Tug YMT-23, date unknown
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-485, 15 May 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Transferred to the Maritime Commission in 1945 for disposal
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Beam 17' 6"
Propulsion one Diesel engine, single propeller
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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 14 November 2014
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