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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)
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion Diesel, single screw
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||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
US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
Last Updated 5 August 2011
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