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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

YTL-567 was transferred to Paraguay, named Triunfo R-4
422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small:
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Gunderson Bros. Eng., Portland, OR.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service, 30 October 1945 as District Harbor Tug (Small) YTL-567
  • Assigned to San Francisco Naval Shipyard, Hunters Point, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred, loaned, to Paraguay in April 1974
  • Sold to Paraguay, 11 February 1977, through the Security Assistance Program (SAP) for $18,000
  • Active in service as Paraguayan Navy tug Triunfo R-4 as of 2011
    Displacement 70 t.(lt) 80 t. (fl)
    Length 66' 2"
    Beam 18'
    Draft 4' 11"
    Speed unknown
    Complement 4
    Armament none
    one Hoover, Owens, Rentschler Co. Diesel engine, Model 68SA
    single propeller, 300shp
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    YTL-557 93k YTL-567 moored at San Francisco Naval Shipyard Hunters Point, circa 1970, with crew standing on the deck.
    US Navy photo.
    Courtesy Glenn Caroll YTL-567
    Robert Hurst
    Triunfo (R-4)
    YTL-557 71k Ex-YTL-567 in service as the Paraguay navy tug Triunfo (R-4) in 1997. Photo by Oliverio
    YTL-557 303k The Paraguay navy tug Triunfo (R-4), date unknown. Photos by Oliverio
    YTL-557 94k

    There is no DANFS history available for YTL-567 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

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