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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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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 as District Harbor Tug YT-277, 14 April 1943, at Luders Marine Construction Co., Stamford, CT.
Launched, 30 December 1943
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Large YTB-277, 15 May 1944
Delivered, 1 June 1944
Placed in service as Onockatin (YTB-277)
Allocated to the 3rd Naval District at New York. N.Y.
Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 1 February 1960
Final Disposition, authorized for disposal in May 1960, fate unknown
Displacement 397 t.
Draft 11' 4"
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50 cal machine guns
single propeller, 900shp
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||Onockatin (YTB-277) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial.
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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