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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 unknown, at Bellingham Iron Works, Bellingham, WA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service, date unknown as District Harbor Tug (Small) YTL-586
  • YTL-586 was assigned to Naval Support Activity Danang during the Vietnam War
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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-558 70k YTL-586 moored, date and location unknown.
    Thanks Bob Reep and Paul Smith
    Robert Hurst
    YTL-558 88k YTL-586 moored in Vietnam, circa 1966-1967.
    Thanks Bob Brittingham, Craftmaster YTL-586 (1966-67) and National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors.
    Robert Hurst
    YTL-558 79k YTL-586 with a barge in tow, probably in Vietnam, date unknown.
    Thanks to Paul Smith
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for YTL-586 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
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    Last Updated 11 December 2009