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Frances B. Hackett (ID-1611 / YT-36
Shenandoah (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.
    Length 108'
    Beam 24' 6"
    Draft 9'
    Speed 14 kts.
    Complement 38
    Armament one single 3" gun mount.
    Propulsion steam, single screw

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