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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
US Army Large Tug LT-1966
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
Chicopee Class District Harbor Tug (Medium)
Laid down, date unknown, at Higgins Industries, New Orleans, LA.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered to the US Army in 1953
Acquired by the US Navy in September 1964
Placed in service as the District Harbor Tug (Medium) Chicopee (YTM-747)
Chicopee was assigned to the 6th Naval District, at Charleston, S.C.
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping, 1 March 1974
Displacement 310 t.(fl)
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion Diesel, single screw
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||Chicopee (YTM-747) underway in the harbor at Newport, R.I. in 1970. Photo contributed to NAFTS by LCDR R. P. Brittingham LCDR USN, Ret. (BMC and Tugmaster at the time).
||Paul Smith US Navy Tug Boats
||Chicopee (YTM-747) alongside the submarine tender USS Hunley (AS-31) in the summer of 1966 as the tender returns from her first deployment to Holy Loch, Scotland.
||HMC Fred Overly, USN Ret. USS Hunley
There is no DANFS history for Chicopee (YTM-747) available 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
Last Updated 21 August 2009
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