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Manada (YTB-224)

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Cahto Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, date unknown, as the wood-hulled District Harbor Tug Manada (YT-224) at Elizabeth City Shipyard, Elizabeth City, N.C.
  • Reclassified Large District Harbor Tug YTB-224, 15 May 1944
  • Launched, 5 July 1944
  • Placed in service, as Manada (YTB-224), 2 December 1944
  • Allocated to the 5th Naval District at NOB Norfolk, VA.
  • Transferred to the 6th Naval District, 28 June 1946
  • Reassigned to the 16th Fleet at Orange TX., placed out of service 16 August 1946
  • Reactivated, 10 October 1946, assigned to the 8th Naval District, Great Lakes area
  • Transferred to the 6th Naval District, 20 August 1948, assigned to NAS Pensacola, FL.
  • Placed out of service in January 1954
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 17 September 1954
  • Final Disposition, disposed of by Navy sale, fate unknown
    Displacement 410 t.
    Length 110'
    Beam 27'
    Draft 11' 4"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament two .50-cal machine guns
    Propulsion Diesel, single propeller, 1,000shp

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