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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small:
  • Laid down in 1944 at Everett-Pacific Co., Everett, WA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service date and location unknown, as YT-426
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-426, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), transferred, cash sale to Argentina 6 January 1977
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 70 t.(lt) 80 t. (fl)
    Length 66' 2"
    Beam 17'
    Draft 4' 11"
    Speed unknown
    Complement 4
    Armament none
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw, 300shp

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    YTL-426 100k Ex-YTL-426 in Argentine Naval service as ARA Chulumpi at Mar Del Plata Naval Base, circa 2004.
    Photo courtesy Ignacio Amendolara and Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
    Robert Hurst
    YTL-440 67k ARA Chulumpi outboard of ARA Chiquillan (ex-YTL-444) at Mar Del Plata Naval Base in May 2004.
    Photo courtesy Ignacio Amendolara and Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for YTL-426 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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