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Anamosa (YTB-409) (1945 - 1962)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Yankee - Romeo
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, 18 March 1944, at Ira Bushey & Sons, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Launched, 24 July 1944
Delivered to the Navy and placed in service as Anamosa (YTB-409), 28 March 1945
Initially allocated to the 1st Fleet, on the west coast
Forward deployed in the Pacific in 1948, Naval Station Guam
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-409 in February 1962
Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register in May 1978
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 1 July 1979
Displacement 237 t.
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50 cal machine guns
single propeller, 1,200shp
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 21 August 2009
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