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YTL-602


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

YTL-422 Class District Harbor Tug, Small:
  • Laid down, 18 December 1944, at Robert Jacob Inc., City Island, N.Y.
  • Launched, 27 July 1945
  • Delivered and placed in service as District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-602, 5 October 1945
  • Active, in service, at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, N.H.
    Specifications:
    Displacement 70 t.(lt) 80 t.(fl)
    Length 66' 2"
    Beam 17'
    Draft 4' 11"
    Speed unknown
    Complement 4
    Armament none
    Propulsion
    one Hooven, Owens, Rentschler Co. mod. 68 S.A. Diesel engine
    single propeller, 300shp
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    YTL-602 71k YTL-602 passed the nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine USS Maine (SSBN-741), 8 June 2000, probably at or near Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, N.H.
    Photo courtesy of Bill Mozinga and Paul Smith
    Robert Hurst
    YTL-602 91k YTL-602 working outboard of Keokuk (YTB-771), circa April 1999, probably at or near Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, N.H.
    Photo courtesy of Kurt Horst, BM1, USN. and Paul Smith
    Robert Hurst
    YTL-602 109k YTL-602 underway on the Piscataqua River, Portsmouth, NH, date unknown. Note the boom rigged on the stern.
    Photo courtesy of Kurt Horst, BM1, USN. and Paul Smith
    Robert Hurst
    YTL-602 89k YTL-602 underway, probably, at or near Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, NH, date unknown.
    Photo courtesy of Kurt Horst, BM1, USN. and Paul Smith
    Robert Hurst
    YTL-602 121k YTL-602 underway at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, NH, date unknown.
    Photo courtesy of Kurt Horst, BM1, USN. and Paul Smith
    Robert Hurst

    There is no DANFS history available for YTL-602 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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