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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
US Army Tug LT-1968 (1954 - 1964)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
Chicopee Class District Harbor Tug (Medium)
Laid down, date unknown, at National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, CA.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered to the US Army in 1954
Acquired by the US Navy in September 1964 and placed in service as the District Harbor Tug (Medium) Waukegan (YTM-755)
Waukegan was assigned to the 10th Naval District at San Juan, Puerto Rico
Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register in September 1975
Final Disposition, disposed of by Navy sale 1 June 1976, fate unknown
Displacement 310 t.(fl)
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion Diesel, single screw
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||Waukegan (YTM-755) and YC-1369 along with other service craft are alongside USS Mauna Loa (AE-8) offloading ammuntion while at anchor at San Juan, Puerto Rico, circa 1964-1975.
US Navy photo # USN 1111131 from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command.
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
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 15 April 2011
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