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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 - National Defense Service Medal

YFRT-257 Self-propelled Range Tender:
  • Laid down in 1943 as Covered Lighter (Self-propelled) YF-411 at Erie Concrete and Steel Co., Erie, PA
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service, date unknown
  • Redesignated Range Tender YFRT-411, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping, 01 June 1976, not scrapped
  • Sold to the E & L Investment Co. of Seattle, WA, named Gold N Cloud (ON 608699), 1979
  • Sold to the Nowitna Fisheries, LLC of Kirkland, WA, renamed Nowitna
  • Final Disposition, flooded engine room in heavy weather and foundered in Bering Sea, 22 January 1999
    Displacement unknown
    Length 132'
    Beam 30'
    Draft 12'
    Speed unknown
    Armament none
    Complement 17
    Propulsion diesel, twin screws

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    YF-411 75k YF-411 underway, date and location unknown. Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
    YF-411 103k YF-411 underway, date and location unknown. Tommy Trampp

    There is no DANFS history record for YF-411 / YFRT-411 available at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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