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Menatonon (YT-254) (1944)
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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
Chaska Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, 1 November 1943, as District Harbor Tug Menatonon (YT-254) by William F. Stone & Co., Oakland, CA.
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Large YTB-254, 15 May 1944
Launched, 16 May 1944
Placed in service, 24 August 1944 , as Menatonon (YTB-254), allocated to the 11th Naval District at San Diego, CA.
Redesignated in service in reserve in August 1946, while assigned to the Pacific Reserve Fleet, at San Diego
Redesignated active in service in May 1947, allocated to the 11th Naval District
Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 1 June 1960
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 410 t.
Beam 27' 0"
Draft 11' 4"
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50 cal. machine guns
one Diesel engine
single propeller, 1,000shp
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||Menatonon (YTB-254) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial.
Menatonon (YT-254 / YTB-254)
DANFS history entry located at the US Navy 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 25 April 2011
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