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Bogalusa (YTB-759)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Kilo - November - November
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
    Specifications :
    Displacement 311 t.(lt) 409 t.(fl)
    Length 109'
    Beam 30'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    two .50 cal. machine guns
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 417 Bbls
    one Fairbanks Morse Diesel engine, single propeller
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    Bogalusa 150k Bogalusa (YTB-759) moored, date and location unknown.
    Photo courtesy of Lawrence Dalli and Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
    Bogalusa 60k Bogalusa (YTB-759) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy p from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec

    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

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