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Lonoto (YTB-407) (1945 - 1962)
USS Lonoto (YTB-407) (1945)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Yankee - November
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Sassaba Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, 24 February 1944, as YT-407 at Ira Bushey & Sons, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Named Lonoto, 13 April 1944
Reclassified Harbor Tug Large YTB-407, 15 May 1944
Launched, 30 June 1944
Delivered to the Navy and commissioned USS Lonoto (YTB-407), 1 February 1945
Initially allocated to the Pacific Fleet
Decommissioned and placed in service and reallocated to the 12th Naval District at Naval Station Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA., circa late 1945
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-407 in February 1962
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 1 November 1974
Displacement 237 t.
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50 cal machine guns
single propeller, 1,200shp
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||Lonoto (YTM-407) moored pierside, Naval Station Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA., circa 1962 or later.
Photo courtesy, Ed Fulcher. and Paul Smith .
View the Lonoto (YTB-407 / YTM-407)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
Not Applicable to this Vessel
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 7 August 2009
This page is created and maintained by Gary P. Priolo|