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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
District Harbor Tug:
Laid down as the wooden-hulled harbor tug YT-215, date unknown, at W. A. Robinson, Inc., Ipswich, MA.
Acquired by the US Navy in 1944 and placed in service as the Large Harbor Tug Cahto (YTB-215)
Allocated to the 3rd Naval District at New York
Reallocated, 5 July 1956 to the 6th Naval District at Charleston, S.C.
Deactivated, 6 May 1957
Struck from the Naval Register in 1957
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 410 t.
Draft 11' 4"
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50 cal. machine guns
single propeller, 1,000shp
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||Cahto (YTB-215) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial collection.
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History 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
Last Updated 8 April 2011
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