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422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small:
Built in 1944 by Henry C. Grebe and Co., Inc. Chicago, IL.
Launched in 1944
Delivered and placed in service as District Harbor Tug YT-451, allocated to the fleet, location unknown
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-451, date unknown
Assigned to the Marshall Islands, date unknown (known to be at Kwajalein in 1953)
Placed out of service, struck from the Naval Register and transferred to South Vietnam in 1963
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 70 t.(lt) 80 t. (fl)
Length 66' 2"
Draft 4' 11"
Propulsion Diesel, single screw, 300shp
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||YTL-451 underway, date and location unknown.
Photo courtesy of Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
There is no DANFS history available for YTL-451 at NavSource
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