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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - World War II Victory Medal
Bottom Row - National Defense Service Medal - Vietnam Service Medal (1) - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small:
Laid down, date and location unknown
Launched, date unknown
Delivered and placed in service, circa late 1945-early 1946 as District Harbor Tug (Small) YTL-566
YTL-556 was assigned to Naval Support Activity Danang during the Vietnam War
Final Disposition, capsized and sank while in tow enroute to the Republic of Vietnam in the vicinity of Con Son Island, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
YTL-566 earned at least one campaign star for Vietnam War service
Displacement 70 t.(lt) 80 t. (fl)
Draft 8' (max.)
single screw 300shp
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||YTL-566 underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
||YTL-566 moored pierside at Danang, South Vietnam, circa November 1966.
||Paul Smith, US Navy Tug Boats
There is no DANFS history available for YTL-566 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Mobile Riverine Force Association
Brownwater Navy in Vietnam Web Book
Last Updated 17 July 2009
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