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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
422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small:
Laid down, 1 October 1944, by Robert Jacobs Inc., City Island, N.Y.
Launched in 1944
Delivered in 1944 and placed in service as District Harbor Tug YT-438
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-438, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 15 February 1985
Final Disposition, 15 February 1985, to be disposed of by dismantling
Displacement 70 t.(lt) 80 t. (fl)
Draft 8' (max.)
Propulsion Diesel, single screw, 300shp
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||YTL-438 launching in 1944 at Robert Jacob Inc., City Island, N.Y.
||Paul Smith, US Navy Tug Boats
||YTL-438 underway, date and location unknown.
There is no DANFS history available for YT-438 / YTL-438 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
Last Updated 17 July 2009
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