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|YTL-434 assists Theodore Roosevelt (SSBN-600) into dry dock #3 at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, 13 February 1961, for the submarines commissioning ceremony.
|Plunger (SSN-595) in the middle of the Mare Island Channel after her launching at Mare Island Naval Shipyard. Note YTL 434 is in the background.
|Mare Island Naval Shipyard photo # 53364-12-61 courtesy of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum via Darryl Baker.
Photo added 12/21/12
|USS Stonewall Jackson (SSBN-634) returns to Mare Island Naval Shipyard, 10 February 1965 after a shakedown cruise and missile test-firing. Harbor tugs YTL-435, YTL-434, Orono (YTM-190) and Lelaka (YTB 514) nudge the submarine into her berth.
File name: SSBN 634 66640-2-65 TH
|With YTL-434 at her bow and DeKaury (YTM-178) with Satanta (YTM-270) and Sea Mule (YTL-614) at her stern the new nuclear attack submarine Guitarro (SSN-655) is on her way to dry dock to drop her launching cradle, 27 July 1968. Note there is an unidentified YTB in the background.
US Navy Photo # 86063-7-68, courtesy of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.
|YTL-434, YTL-435 and Dekaury (YTM-178) in mid channel assisting Hawkbill (SSN-666) to the dry dock, 12 April 1969 after the submarine was launched at Mare Island Naval Ship.
Mare Island Naval Shipyard photo # 90952-4-69
|YTL-434 Craftmaster BM1 J.D. Hanks at Naval Shipyard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA., circa 1974.
Photo courtesy of Ray Longaker and Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
|Ex-YTL-434 in service for the Maritime Administration at Suisun Bay, Benecia, CA. moored starboard side to with other tugs at the reserve fleet. The three larger tugs are the MARAD tug Blackhawk, ex-Chilkat (YTM-773) and the MARAD tug Black Kite
|Photo by Jason Loger
|Eugene-H (ex-YTL-434) moored outboard of ex-USS LSSL-102 at Mare Island, 26 July 2011
|Photo by Phil Mattingly
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