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Piomingo (YTB-282)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Yankee - Yankee - Alpha
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

Cato Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down as District Harbor Tug YT-282, 27 March 1943, at Westergard Boat Works, Biloxi, MS.
  • Launched, 18 March 1944
  • Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Large YTB-282, 15 May 1944
  • Completed 12 October 1944
  • Delivered to the US Navy and placed in service, 14 October 1944, as Piomingo (YTB-282)
  • Allocated to the 12th Naval District at San Francisco, CA. in 1945
  • Reallocated to the 7th Naval District at Miami, FL. in 1946
  • Reallocated to the 5th Naval District, Norfolk, VA., in 1948 to 1962
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register in 1962
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 397 t.
    Length 110'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 11' 4"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 10
    Armament two .50 cal machine guns
    single propeller, 900shp
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    Piomingo 40k Piomingo (YTB-282) underway, date and location unknown.
    Photo courtesy Fred Reep and Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
    US Navy Harbor Tug Boats

    Piomingo (YTB-282)
    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

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