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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-441 was transferred to Argentina and named ARA Mocovi (R-5)
422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small:
Built in 1945 by Robert Jacobs Inc., City Island, N.Y.
Launched in 1945
Delivered and placed in service in 1945 as District Harbor Tug YT-441
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-441, 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 6 January 1977, named ARA Mocovi (R-5)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 70 t.(lt) 80 t. (fl)
Draft 8' (max.)
Propulsion Diesel, single screw, 300shp
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||Ex-YTL-441 in Argentine Naval service as ARA Mocovi (R-5) at the Puerto Belgrano Naval Base, December 1996. Photo source unknown.
Photo courtesy Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
||ARA Mocovi (R-5) underway, date and location unknown.
Photo courtesy of the Argentine Navy
There is no DANFS history available for YTL-441 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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