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Candoto (YTB-377)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Quebec - Bravo - Juliet
NQBJ
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


Allaquippa Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down as YT-377 in 1944 at Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Redesignated Harbor Tug, Large YTB-377, 15 May 1944
  • Launched, 10 June 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service as Candoto (YTB-377), 4 July 1944, assigned to Service Force, Pacific
  • During World War II YTB-377 serviced in the 14th Naval District, the Mariana Islands, and the Marshall Islands
  • Laid up in reserve and placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 April 1946
  • Current Disposition, purchased by Dale Romagnoli (seahorsetug@yahoo.com), moored at Salt Spring Island, Canada as of August 2010 This tug is operational and is being restored
    Specifications:
    Displacement 318 t.(fl)
    Length 102' 2"
    Beam 25'
    Draft 10' 5"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament none
    Range 4,500 miles
    Propulsion
    Diesel-electric
    single screw, 1000shp

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    Candoto (YTB-377)
    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
    Allaquippa Class Harbor Tug schematic
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