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Woyot (YTM-150)
Woyot (YTB-150) (1944 - 1962)
Woyot (YT-150) (1941 - 1944)

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

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Defense Service Medal
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal (2)

Woban Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Built by Defoe Boat & Motor Works, Bay City, MI (YN 169)
  • Laid down, 03 October 1940
  • Launched, 18 April 1941
  • Delivered to the US Navy, 03 June 1941
  • Placed in serviceas Woyot (YT-150), 07 June 1941
  • Allocated to the Fifth Naval District, at Norfolk, VA.
  • Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Large, YTB-150, 15 May 1944
  • Placed out of service, in reserve, in the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, Green Cove Springs, FL, circa 01 March - 01 July 1946
  • Reactived and placed in service in September 1950
  • Allocated to the Sixth Naval District
  • Reallocated to the Fifth Naval District, January 1953
  • Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium, YTM-150, February 1962
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 01 July 1969
  • Final Disposition, sold for commercial service, 07 May 1970
  • Registered to Shamrock Shipping Co., as Shamrock (ON 535711), 1971
  • Registered to Detco Towing, Inc., Charleston, SC, as Tony D., 1974
  • Registered to Sort Well, Inc., as Kate, 1988
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 218 tons (light) 325 tons (full load)
    Length 100'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 7" (lim.)
    Speed 12 knots
    Complement 12
    Armament unknown
    single propeller, 1,000shp

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    Woyot (YT-150)
    197k Woyot (YT-150) being launched at Defoe, 18 April 1941. Toka (YT-149) is fitting out in the background. Dave Wright
    88k Woyot (YT-149) underway on trials, 15 May 1941. Dave Wright
    115k Woyot (YT-149) underway on her delivery voyage, 24 May 1941. Dave Wright

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    DANFS history entry located at the Naval History & Heritage Command website
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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