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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
Pontiac Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, 10 May 1960 by the Southern Shipbuilding Corp., Slidell, LA.
Launched, 12 October 1960
Delivered to the Navy and placed in service as Bogalusa (YTB-759), 24 February 1961, location unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register in 2001
Transferred to the Maritime Administration, 7 August 1996
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 311 t.(lt) 409 t.(fl)
Speed 12 kts.
two .50 cal. machine guns
Diesel 417 Bbls
one Fairbanks Morse Diesel engine, single propeller
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||Bogalusa (YTB-759) moored, date and location unknown.
Photo courtesy of Lawrence Dalli and Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
||Bogalusa (YTB-759) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy p from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
There is no DANFS history for Bogalusa (YTB-759) available at NavSource
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 10 June 2011
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