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Migadan (YTM-549)
Migadan (YTB-549) (1945 - 1962)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Hisada Class District Harbor Tug, Large:
  • Laid down, 5 March 1945, at Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Launched, 28 June 1945
  • Delivered to the Navy, 24 December 1945
  • Laid up in reserve in March 1946, at the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Green Cove Springs, FL.
  • Activated and place in service in May 1947, allocated to the 7th Naval District Key West FL.
  • Reassigned to Naval Station Mayport Fl., in the 6th Naval District when the 7th Naval District was abolished in late 1947
  • Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-549 in February 1962
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 10 March 1987
  • Final Disposition, to be disposed of by transfer to other government agencies
    Displacement 237 t.(lt)
    Length 100'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 10
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw

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    Migadan 401k Migadan (YTM-549) alongside USS Yosemite (AD-19) at Naval Station Mayport, FL., 1973. Kenneth Wendall Jackson IM2 USS Yosemite

    Migadan (YTB-549 / YTM-549)
    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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