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Madokawando (YTM-180)
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Madokawando (YTB-180) (1944 - 1962)
Madokawando (YT-180) (1943 - 1944)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Uniform - Bravo - Mike
NUBM
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

Woban Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down in August 1942 at Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL.
  • Launched in January 1943
  • Completed, 12 June 1943, and placed in service as Madokawando (YT-180) in the 1st Naval District
  • Reallocated the 12th Naval District, date unknown
  • Reclassified Harbor District Tug, Large YTB-180, 15 May 1944
  • Reclassified Harbor District Tug, Medium YTM-180, February 1962
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to US Army control 1 January 1983
  • Final Disposition, sold for foreign commercial service, date unknown, renamed MT Maharlika - A
    Specifications:
    Displacement 260 t.
    Length 100'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 12 kts
    Complement 14
    Armament two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Propulsion
    Diesel,
    single propeller, 1,000shp

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    Madokawando (YTM-180)
    Madokawando 101k Madokawando (YTM-180) alongside USS Mauna Kea (AE-22), in the summer (probably July) of 1974. Photo by CAPT. Peter M. Leenhouts USN (Ret)
    Merchant Service
    Madokawando 147k Starboard bow view of ex- Madokawando (YTM-180) in foreign merchant service as MT Maharlika - A dry docked at Iron Construction & Marine Works Inc. (PICMW) in Jasaan, Misamis Oriental, Philippines, 8 July 2008. Photo by Edison Sy
    Madokawando 148k Port bow view of ex- Madokawando (YTM-180) in foreign merchant service as MT Maharlika - A dry docked at Iron Construction & Marine Works Inc. (PICMW) in Jasaan, Misamis Oriental, Philippines, 8 July 2008. Photo by Edison Sy
    Madokawando 194k Ex- Madokawando (YTM-180) in foreign merchant service as MT Maharlika - A moored at Trigon Shipyard in San Fernando, Cebu, Philippines, 29 July 2015. Photo by Edison Sy

    Madokawando (YT-180 / YTB-180 / YTM-180)
    DANFS
    history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    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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    Last Updated 07 August 2015