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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Bravo - November - Whiskey
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (Pearl Harbor) - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal

YTL-152 was transferred to France, renamed Alouette
Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down in 1940 at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Placed in service as YT-152, date unknown
  • YT-152 was allocated to the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor
  • YT-152 was present at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-152, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Laid up in reserve, location unknown
  • Transferred to France in 1953, to serve in French-Indochina, at Saigon, named Alouette
  • Probably transferred to South Vietnam or Japan in 1956
  • Struck from the Naval Register in 1957
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • YT-152 earned one battle star for World War II service
    Displacement unknown
    Length 65'
    Beam unknown
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion unknown

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    YT-152 886k YT-152 heaved out of the water at Navy Yard Pearl Harbor, date unknown. Jon Burdett

    There is no DANFS history available for YT-152 / YTL-152 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

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