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Yatanocas (YTB-544) (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, 12 April 1945, at Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, N.Y.
Launched, 9 July 1945
Delivered and placed in service in the 3rd Naval District, as Yatanocas (YTB-544) 14 December 1945
Placed out of service and laid up in reserve in March 1946, in the Florida Group, Atlantic Reserve Fleet, at Green Cove Springs, FL.
Reactived for service in May 1947 and assigned to the 6th Naval District at Charleston, S.C.
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-544 in February 1962
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, disposed of, 10 June 1987, by title transfer to the Maritime Administration
Displacement 310 t.(fl)
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50 caliber machine guns
Propulsion diesel, single screw
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||Yatanocas (YTM-544) hauled out of the water, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
Yatanocas (YTB-544 / YTM-544)
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 1 July 2011
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