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YMT-14 (1924 - 1945)
YT-118 (1920 - 1924)
Special Motor Boat No. 3187 (1917 - 1920)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - Echo - Papa
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
District Harbor Tug:
Laid down in 1917 as Special Motor Boat # 3187, at Navy Yard Mare Island
Launched and placed in service, 10 October 1917
Converted to a Harbor Tug, date unknown
Allocated to the 11th Naval District at San Diego
Designated District Harbor Tug YT-118, 17 July 1920
Redesignated Harbor Motor Tug YMT-4 in 1924
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Small YTL-118 in 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Beam 11' 9"
Draft 5' 0"
Propulsion gasoline engine, single propeller
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||Special Motor Boat No. 3187 underway in the Mare Island Channel, 1919.
US Navy photo # NH 43693 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center.
US Navy Yard Mare Island photo.
||Decommissioned USS Long (DD-203) with YO-23 alongside being removed from the Reserve Fleet at San Diego by YT-86 at her bow and YT-118 at her stern. Note YT-118 still has her original designation 3187 painted on her port bow.
There is no DANFS history available for YT-118 / YMT-14 / YTL-118 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
No Information Available
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 1 May 2009
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