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Senasqua (YTM-523)
Senasqua (YTB-523) (1945 - 1962)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

Hisada Class District Harbor Tug, Large:
  • Laid down, 9 April 1945, at Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL.
  • Launched 11 July 1945
  • Delivered and placed in service, as Senasqua (YTB-523) circa mid-July 1945
  • Allocated to the 10th Naval District at San Juan, Puerto Rico in December 1946
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-523, 2 February 1962
  • Reassigned to Naval Station Guantanemo Bay, Cuba, in January 1975
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 15 August 1982
  • Final Disposition, 18 July 1984, disposed of, transferred to another government agency
    Displacement 237 t.
    Length 100'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 8
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single propeller

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    Senasqua (YTB-523)
    Senasqua 54k Senasqua (YTB-523) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec
    Senasqua (YTM-523)
    Senasqua 125k Senasqua (YTM-523) drydocked at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Cuba, circa 1975-78. Photo by Coburn "Tom" Addair YTM-534

    Senasqua (YTB-523 / YTM-523)
    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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