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American Campaign Medal - World War II Service Medal - National Defense Service Medal

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-592, 28 December 1945
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping, 1 August 1972
    Displacement 70 t.(lt) 80 t. (fl)
    Length 66' 2"
    Beam 17'
    Draft 4' 11"
    Speed unknown
    Complement 4
    Armament none
    one Hooven, Owens, Rentschler Co. mod. 68 S.A. Diesel engine
    single propeller, 300shp
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    YTL-592 53k YTL-592 alongside USS Thompson (DMS-38) at Navy Yard Mare Island, 17 October 1946.
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 3636-46
    Darryl Baker
    K-2 1.10k YTL-592 assists USS Tiru (SS-416) as she departs Mare Island, 10 February 1949.
    US Navy photo # 3010-2-49 TH courtesy of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.
    Darryl Baker.

    There is no DANFS history available for YTL-592 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
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