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Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Bottom Row - National Defense Service Medal - Vietnam Service Medal (2) - Republic of Vietnam Campaign 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-428
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-428, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping, 1 August 1972
Displacement 70 t.(lt) 80 t. (fl)
Length 66' 2"
Draft 4' 11"
Propulsion Diesel, single screw, 300shp
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||YTL-428, outboard and YTL-452, probably at NSA Danang, during the Vietnam War. Note the LARC (Lighter, Amphibious, Resupply, Cargo, 5-ton) V in the foreground.
Photo courtesy of Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
There is no DANFS history available for YTL-428 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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