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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
    Displacement unknown
    Length 50'
    Beam 11' 9"
    Draft 5' 0"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion gasoline engine, single propeller

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    YT-118 51k 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.
    Darryl Baker
    YT-118 414k 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. Darryl Baker

    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

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