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November - Bravo - Hotel - Lima
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)
    Length 66'
    Beam 18'
    Draft 8' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Complement 4
    Armament none
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw, 300shp

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    YTL-441 60k 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
    Robert Hurst
    YTL-441 511k ARA Mocovi (R-5) underway, date and location unknown.
    Photo courtesy of the Argentine Navy
    Robert Hurst

    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

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