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YTL-559 was transferred to Paraguay
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small:
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Everett Pacific Shipbuilding and Dry Dock, Co., Everett, WA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered, 16 November 1945, and placed in service as District Harbor Tug (Small) YTL-559
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Laid up in reserve, location unknown
  • Transferred to Paraguay 1963
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 66 t.(lt) 70 t.(fl)
    Length 66' 2"
    Beam 17'
    Draft 4' 11"
    Speed unknown
    Complement 4
    Armament unknown
    one Hoover Owens Rentschler Co. 68 S.A. Diesel engine
    single propeller 300shp

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    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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