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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)
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50 cal machine gun
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller
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||Makah (YTB-509) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial
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
Last Updated 27 May 2011
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