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YMT-8 (1929 - 1944)
YT-94 (1920 - 1929)
Harbor Tug # 94 (1919 - 1920)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Yankee - Yankee - Quebec
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

District Harbor Tug:
  • Built by Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, 10 August 1919
  • Placed in service at Mare Island as Harbor Tug No. 94, 1919
  • Designated District Harbor Tug YT-94, 17 July 1920
  • Redesignated Yard Motor Tug YMT-8, 1929
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-94, 15 May 1944
  • Assigned to Twelfth Naval District at Mare Island entire career
  • Placed out of service, September 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, November 1946
  • To WSA (War Shipping Administration) for disposal, April 1947
  • Registered to H.M. Wiemers, San Francisco, CA, as tug Paul Bunyan (ON 253238), 1947
  • To Panamanian flag, 1952
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 54 tons
    Length 65'
    Beam 16' 2"
    Draft 6' 2"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    one Union 4 cylinder, 4 cycle gasoline engine, 150shp
    single 12" X 15" propeller
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     YT-94 50k Motor Tug No. 94 underway in the San Francisco Bay area near the beginning of her career.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 41606
    Robert Hurst
    Gilmore 102k YTL-94 along with other tugs assisting Howard W. Gilmore (AS-16) at Mare Island Navy Yard, 13 July 1944.
    Naval History and Heritage Command photo NH 104622
    Robert Hurst
     YT-94 81k Cropped detail of above photo. There is another tug behind YTL-94.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 104622 (cropped)
    Dave Wright
     YT-94 46k YTL-94 moored at Mare Island Navy Yard, 29 July 1944
    National Archives photos 19-N-70350 and -70353(cropped)
    Dave Wright
     YT-94 113k

    There is no DANFS history available for YT-94 / YMT-8 / YTL-94 at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    No Information Available
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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    Last Updated 11 July 2017