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Christine (YT-106)

District Harbor Tug:
  • Built, date and location unknown
  • Purchased from Hong Kong & Whampoa Dock for use as a flag launch, 21 May 1902
  • Placed in service at Naval Station Cavite as Christine, 1902
  • Designated District Harbor Tug YT-106, 17 July 1920
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 08 March 1935
  • Probably sold to Vicente Madrigal, Manila, and renamed Inesita 1
  • Captured by Japanese, 1942, given Yokosuka prize court number Y18-031, further fate unknown
    1. Cited as built in Philippines 1935, dimensions given as 42 gross tons, 80.0' x 3.1' x 6.6', 189hp steam. Almost certainly same vessel as Christine
    Displacement unknown
    Length 86' 6"
    Beam 13' 0"
    Draft unknown
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion steam, single screw

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    Iwana 408k Christine (YT-106) moored pierside at Naval Station Cavite, date unknown. Note the four star bow decoration, indicating she was being used as CinCAF's flag launch.
    Naval History & Heritage Command NH 52460
    Dave Wright

    View the Christine (YT-106)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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