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Nesutan (YTB-338) (1944-1950)
Nesutan (YT-338) (1943-1944)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Golf - Golf - Delta
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Harbor Tug:
  • Built by Calumet Shipyard and Drydock Co., Chicago, IL (YN 140)
  • Laid down for Maritime Commission as tug Port Conway (MC hull 445), 1942
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Acquired by the US Navy, 04 November 1942
  • Placed in service as Nesutan (YT-338), 10 November 1942
  • Converted for naval service at Boston Navy Yard circa January to February 1943
  • Allocated to the 7th Naval District
  • Redesignated Harbor Tug, Large (YTB-338), 15 May 1944
  • Reallocated to the 13th Naval District, circa August 1945
  • Placed out of service and laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, March 1946
  • Reactived, 25 July 1947
  • Served in 13th Naval District, 1947-1950
  • Placed out of service and turned over to the US Army, at Seattle, WA, designated LT-1928, 13 June 1950
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 26 September 1950
  • Sold by the US Army, 1960
  • Registered to the American Tug Boat Co., Everett, WA, renamed George S. (ON 282206)
  • Acquired by Salmon bay Barge Line, Inc., Seattle, WA, renamed Jesse, 2007
  • Acquired by Daniel J. Webb, Lynwood, WA, renamed Victory, 2016
  • Final Disposition, still extant
    Displacement 237 tons
    Length 100' 10"
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 13 kts.
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel

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    Nesutan 77k Jesse at Seattle, WA, circa 2016 Photo cpyright Kyle Stubbs via Dave Wright

    Nesutan (YT-338 / YTB-338)
    DANFS entry located at the Naval History and Heritage Command website
    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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    Last Updated 25 September 2020