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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-217, 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 Ensenore (YTB-217)
Allocated to the 1st Naval District at Boston, MA.
Deactivated in 1962
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
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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||Ensenore (YTB-217) alongside U-805 as the submarine makes fast to a mooring buoy at Portsmouth, N.H., 15 May 1945.
US Navy photo
|Captain Jerry Mason, USN Ret.
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 21 March 2008
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