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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

District Harbor Tug:
  • Contract awarded, date unknown, by the Defense Plant Corporation to Consolidated Ship Builders, Morris Heights, N.Y.
  • Delivered in 1944 to the War Shipping Administration as WSA-16
  • Acquired by the US Navy, date unknown, redesignated YTM-477
  • Allotted to the 12th Naval District, San Francisco Bay area
  • Placed out of service in 1946 and returned to the War Shipping Administration, redesignated WSA-16
  • Redesignated TD-71, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 82'
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel

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    YTM-477 90k YTM-477 alongside USS Ringgold (DD-500) in the San Francisco Bay area in December 1944.
    US National Archives photo # 19-N-80473, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
    John Chiquoine

    There is no DANFS history available for YTM-477 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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    Last Updated 22 November 2013