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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Cahto Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, date unknown, as harbor tug YT-221, date unknown, at Elizabeth City Shipyard, Elizabeth City, N.C.
Launched, December 1943
Reclassified as Large Harbor Tug YTB-221, 15 May 1944
Placed in service, 3 July 1944, as the Large Harbor Tug Kabout (YTB-221)
Allocated to the 5th Naval District, at Norfolk, VA.
Deactivated and struck from the Naval Register, 1 May 1959
Sold to Ships, Inc., Norfolk, VA., 7 August 1959
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 415 t.
Draft 11' 4"
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50 cal. machine guns
Propulsion Diesel, single screw 1,000shp
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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 1 March 2013
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