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Frances B. Hackett (ID-1611 / YT-36
Choptank (YT-36 / YTM-36)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - World War I Victory Medal
Bottom Row - American Defense Service Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
District Harbor Tug:
Built as the tug Frances B. Hackett
Launched (date unknown)
Acquired by the Navy in December 1917, LTjg. Thomas F. Webb, USNRF, in command
Commissioned USS Frances B. Hackett, 1 April 1917,
Decommissioning and placed in service, 13 April 1919
Designated District Harbor Tug YT-36, 17 July 1920
Renamed Shenandoah (YT-36), 20 November 1920
Renamed Choptank (YT-36), 15 October 1923.
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-36, 13 April 1944
Placed out of service, 28 June 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 30 December 1946.
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 290 t.
Beam 24' 6"
Speed 14 kts.
Armament one single 3" gun mount.
Propulsion steam, single screw
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 9 June 2006
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