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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
YTL-422 was transferred to Argentina and named ARA Chulupi (R-10)
422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small:
Laid down in 1941 at Everett-Pacific Co., Everett, WA.
Launched in 1941
Delivered in 1941 and placed in service as District Harbor Tug YT-422
Allocated to Fleet service
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-422, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, cash sale to Argentina 1 July 1986, named ARA Chulupi (R-10)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 70 t.(lt) 80 t. (fl)
Length 66' 2"
Draft 4' 11"
Propulsion Diesel, single screw, 300shp
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||YTL-422 being placed in the water by YD-33 at Mare Island Naval Shipyard in March 1963.
| ARA Chulupi (R-10)
||Ex-YTL-422 in Argentine naval service as ARA Chulupi (R-10) underway at Mar del Plata Naval Base, circa 19-20 May 2011.
Photo courtesy Argentine Navy
There is no DANFS history available for YT-422 / YTL-422 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 25 April 2014
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