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Takos (YTB-546) (1945 - 1962)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
Hisada Class District Harbor Tug, Large:
Laid down, 10 October 1944, at Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Launched, 30 July 1945
Delivered to the Navy, 11 October 1945 and commissioned, USS Takos (YTB-546)
Assigned to New York Navy Yard, 15 November 1945
Placed out of commission, in reserve, 3 April 1947, at Mayport, FL.
Reactivated and place in service in November 1950, allocated to the 1st Naval District
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-546 in February 1962
Reassigned to Naval Station Norfolk, VA. in 1973
Placed out of service in 1973, laid up in the Inactive Fleet, at Norfolk.
Struck from the Naval Register, 3 April 1987
Final Disposition, disposed of, 3 April 1987 for reuse/conversion by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS)
Displacement 260 t.(lt) 310 t.(fl)
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion Diesel, single screw
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||Takos (YTM-546) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
Takos (YTB-546 / YTM-546)
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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