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Mawkaw (YTM-182)
Mawkaw (YTB-182) (1944 - 1962)
Mawkaw (YT-182) (1943 - 1944)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Uniform - Foxtrot - Lima
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, 17 December 1941, at Pacific Cost Engineering Co., Oakland, CA.
  • Launched, 2 May 1942
  • Placed in service as Mawkaw (YT-182), 6 March 1943
  • Reclassified Harbor District Tug, Large YTB-182, 15 May 1944
  • Placed out of service, March 1946
  • Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet, Columbia River Group
  • Withdrawn from the Reserve Fleet and placed in service, June 1957
  • Reclassified Harbor District Tug, Medium YTM-182, February 1962
  • Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
  • Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping, 1 July 1972
    Displacement 237 t.
    Length 100'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 12 kts
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    Propulsion diesel, single screw

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    Mawkaw 98k Mawkaw (YT-182) entering the Mare Island channel, 14 May 1944.
    Mare Island Navy Yard photo # 2911-44.
    Darryl Baker

    Mawkaw (YT-182 / YTB-182 / YTM-182)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
    Fleet Reserve Association
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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