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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
YTL-422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small:
Built by John E. Matton and Sons, Cohoes, NY (YN 293)
Laid down as YT-455, date unknown
Launched, date unknown
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-455, 15 May 1944
Delivered and placed in service, December 1944
Operated at Apra, Guam, summer 1945
Placed out of service, in reserve, at Pearl Harbor, May 1947
Reactivated, date unknown
Transferred to Venezuela or Vietnam (sources differ), 1963
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 70 tons (lt) 80 tons (fl)
Length 66' 2"
Draft 4' 11"
Propulsion Diesel, single screw, 300shp
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||YTL-455 and YTL-454, moored side by side, date and location unknown.
Photo courtesy of John Dykhouse and Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
||YTL-455 underway, date and location unknown.
There is no DANFS history available for YTL-455 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 16 August 2019
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