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Sonnicant (YTM-416)
Sonnicant (YTB-416) (1945 - 1962)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Bravo - Alpha - Bravo
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, 20 April 1944, at the Coast Guard Yard, Curtis Bay, MD.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered to the Navy and placed in service as Sonnicant (YTB-416), 2 February 1945
  • Assigned to the Pacific Fleet Service Force, Balboa, Panama Canal Zone in March 1945
  • Reassigned to the 14th Naval District, 4 July 1945, Pearl Harbor, T.H.
  • Transferred to the 19th Fleet for inactivation overhaul, 4 April 1946
  • Placed out of service, 14 October 1946 and laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, San Diego, CA.
  • Reactived in June 1951, assigned to the 11th Naval District at Port Hueneme, CA.
  • Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-416 in February 1962
  • Placed out of service in 1972
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 1 July 1972
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 1 July 1972 to Cummings Boat Co., Tacoma, WA.
    Displacement 237 t.
    Length 100'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 10
    Armament two .50 cal machine guns
    Diesel engine
    single propeller, 1,200shp
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    Sonnicant (YTB-416 / YTM-416)
    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

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