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422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small:
Built in 1944 by John E. Matton and Sons Inc., Watertown, N.Y.
Launched in 1944
Delivered and placed in service as District Harbor Tug YT-454, allocated to the fleet, location unknown
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-454, date unknown
Assigned to Pearl Harbor, date unknown (known to be at NSD Pearl Harbor in 1955)
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-454 and YTL-455, moored side by side, date and location unknown.
Photo courtesy of John Dykhouse and Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
There is no DANFS history available for YTL-454 at NavSource
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Last Updated 16 October 2009
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