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Shahaska (YTB-533) (1945 - 1962)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Hisada Class District Harbor Tug, Large:
Laid down in August 1944 at Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, N.Y.
Launched in December 1944
Delivered and placed in service, as Shahaska (YTB-533) in July 1945, allocated to the 3rd Naval District at New York
Inactivated and place in reserve, out of service, 13 August 1946 in The Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Green Cove Springs, FL.
Reactivated, 26 September 1950, and placed in service in the 6th Naval District, at Green Cove Springs
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-533 in February 1962
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 1 April 1976, by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS)
Displacement 260 t.(lt) 310 t.(fl)
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion Diesel, single screw
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||Shahaska (YTB-534) moored pierside, date and location unknown.
Photo courtesy of Tom Addair and Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
Shahaska (YTB-533 / YTM-533)
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 4 December 2009
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