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YMT-26 (1943 - 1944)
YT-487 (1942 - 1943)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - Hotel - Mike
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 1916 as the harbor tug Columbia Deuce at Stockton, CA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Acquired by the Navy from the Columbia Construction Co., Oakland, CA.
  • Placed in service as District Harbor Tug YT-487
  • Allocated to the 11th Naval District
  • Redesignated Yard Motor Tug YMT-26, date unknown
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-487, 15 May 1944
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 8 May 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission in 1946 for disposal
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 45' 1"
    Beam 13'
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion system unknown, 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

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