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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

YTL-590 was transferred to South Vietnam
YTL-422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small:
  • Laid down, date unknown, at Bellingham Iron Works, Bellingham, WA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service as District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-590 in the 12th Naval District, Navy Yard Mare Island, Vallejo, CA.
  • YTL-590 was assigned to Naval Support Activity Danang during the Vietnam War
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Transferred to South Vietnam in 1960
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 70 t.(lt) 80 t. (fl)
    Length 66' 2"
    Beam 17'
    Draft 8' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Complement 4
    Armament none
    one Hoover, Owens, Rentschler Co. Diesel engine, Model 68SA
    single propeller, 300shp
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    Carp117kYTL-590 port side and Nepanet (YTB 189) starboard side assist Carp (SS-338) as she enters ARD-11 at Mare Island, 23 April 1948.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo.
    Darryl Baker
    YTL-590 70k YTL-590 assisting Carp (SS-338) as she enters ARD-11 at Mare Island, 23 April 1948.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo.
    Darryl Baker

    There is no DANFS history available for YTL-590 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
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    Last Updated 11 December 2009