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Canonicus (YT-187) (1943 - 1944)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Bravo - Romeo - Yankee
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
District Harbor Tug:
Built, in 1940-41, as the harbor tug Thomas E. Moran for the Moran Towing Co. at Beaumont, TX.
Purchased by the US Navy from John E. Moore, New York, 1 May 1941
Reamed Canonicus (YT-187), placed in service and allocated to the 1st, Naval District
Reassigned, date unknown, to the 5th Naval District
Redesigned Harbor Tug Medium, 15 May 1944
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Transferred, 30 April 1947, to the Maritime Commission for disposal
Reacquired by the Moran Towing Co., date unknown, renamed Mary Moran
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 133 t.
Propulsion Diesel-electric, single propeller, 750shp
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||Ex-Canonicus (YTM-187) in commercial service, date and location unknown.
Photo courtesy US Navy Harbor Tug Boats web site.
Canonicus (YT-187 / YTM-187)
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
Last Updated 31 December 2010
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