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Ambulance Boat No. 2 (1919 - 1920)
District Harbor Tug:
Built by Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, CA
Laid down as Motor Tug #100, date unknown
Launched, 14 February 1920
Converted to a Yard Ambulance Boat before completion
Placed in service at Mare Island as Ambulance Boat No. 2, 1920
Designated YH-2, 17 July 1920
Assigned to Fifth Naval District, Norfolk Naval Hospital, entire career
Damaged by engine room explosion, fatally injuring MM2c Herbert L. Carroll, 08 June 1931
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, date unknown
Displacement 54 tons
Length 65' 0"
Beam 16' 2"
Draft 6' 2"
Speed 11.5 knots
Capacity 24 stretcher and 12 ambulatory patients
one Union 4 cylinder, 4 cycle gasoline engine, 150shp
single 12" X 15" propeller
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 03 April 2017
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