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Nasomee (YT-260) (1943 - 1944)
November - Xray - Whiskey - Juliet
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Cahto Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down as the wooden-hull tug YT-260, 5 August 1943, by George W. Kneass Co., San Francisco, CA.
Launched, 23 February 1944
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Large YTB-260 15 May 1944
Placed in service, 4 July 1944, as Nasomee (YTB-260) allocated to the 12th Naval District for service in Humboldt Bay and San Francisco Bay
Grounded, 13 April 1945, in San Francisco Bay
Refloated and repaired at Richmond, CA.
Declared surplus and placed out of service, 19 July 1946
Struck from the Navy Register, 31 August 1946
Transferred to the War Shipping Administration (WSA) for disposal, 18 December 1946
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 400 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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||Nasomee (YTB-260) underway in San Francisco, Bay, date unknown.
US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial.
Nasomee (YT-260 / YTB-260)
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 25 April 2011
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