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Satago (YTB-414) (1945 - 1962)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Zulu - Juliet
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - China Service Medal (extended)
Second Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Third Row - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp) - National Defense Service Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal
Sassaba Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, 29 April 1944, at the Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, MD.
Launched, 14 July 1944
Delivered to the Navy and placed in service as Satago (YTB-414), 27 November 1944, allocated to the 5th Naval District
Reassigned to the Pacific Fleet in February 1945, by the end of May she was at Ulithi moving on to Leyte P.I. in mid-June
Following World War II Satago performed occupation duty, including China service from 9 October 1945 to 1 September 1947. In October 1945 she moved via Okinawa to Shanghai, Sasebo and Tsingtao finally returning to the Philippines in September 1947
Reassigned during the Korean War to Yokosuka in February 1951
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-414 in February 1962
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 15 May 1976
Final Disposition, disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise, 21 January 1977
Displacement 237 t.
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50 cal machine guns
single propeller, 1,200shp
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||Satago (YTM-414) underway off Naval Base Yokosuka, Japan, date unknown.
US Navy photo from the collection of the US Navy Memorial
Satago (YTB-414 / YTM-414)
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
Last Updated 6 May 2010
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