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Makah (YTM-772)
Makah (YTB-509) (1945 - 1966)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

Cholocco Class District Harbor Tug, Large:
  • Laid down, 7 May 1945, at Commercial Iron Works, Portland, OR.
  • Launched, 14 July 1945
  • Delivered and placed in service, as Makah (YTB-509), 30 August 1945, allocated to the 11th Naval District at San Diego, CA.
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-772, March 1966
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 218 t.(lt) 350 t.(fl)
    Length 100'
    Beam 26'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 8
    Armament two .50 cal machine gun
    Propulsion Diesel, single propeller

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    Makah 58k Makah (YTB-509) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial
    Stan Svec

    Makah (YTB-509 / YTM-772)
    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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