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Allamakee (YTB-410)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Yankee - Tango
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

Sassaba Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Built by Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Brooklyn, NY
  • Laid down, 03 June 1944
  • Launched, 23 August 1944
  • Delivered to the Navy, 16 April 1945
  • Placed in service as Allamakee (YTB-410), allocated to 1st Fleet West Coast operations
  • Placed out of service in Hawaii and laid up in reserve, circa February 1947
  • Withdrawn from reserve and reactivated in October 1950
  • Allocated to the 14th Naval District, Pearl Harbor and Midway Island
  • Struck from the Naval Register, June 1959
  • Final Disposition;
    Unofficially - possibly lost at sea, while under tow to Japan sometime in the 1960's
    Officially - disposed of by abandoning, burning, scuttling or sinking, no date or specific information concerning her ultimate fate has been found
    Displacement 260 t.
    Length 100'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel, single propeller, 1,200shp

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    Allamakee 466k Allamakee (YTB-410) underway at Pearl Harbor, date unknown. Ron Phillipi
    Allamakee 56k Allamakee (YTB-410) underway, date and location unknown. Richard T. Cohagan EMCS Ret. Allamakee
    196k Allamakee (YTB-410) at Midway during the 1950s.
    Photo from Steve Given collection via Flickr
    John Spivey

    View the Allamakee (YTB-410)
    DANFS history 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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