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USS Maquinna (YTB-225)
Maquinna (YT-225) (1944)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Uniform - Tango - Lima
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Cahto Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, date unknown, as the District Harbor Tug Maquinna (YT-225) by John Trumpy & Sons, Inc., Gloucester City, N.J
  • Launched, 30 April 1944
  • Reclassified Large District Harbor Tug YTB-225, 15 May 1944
  • Commissioned USS Maquinna (YTB-225), 19 September 1944, LT. David Weinig in command
  • Assigned to the Potomac River Naval Command
  • Decommissioned and struck from the Naval Register, 29 October 1946
  • Transferred to the District of Columbia, placed in service by the District Fire Department as the fireboat William T. Belt
  • Placed out of service by the District of Columbia in 1959
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 410 t.
    Length 110'
    Beam 27'
    Draft 11' 4"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament two .50-cal machine guns
    one Diesel engine
    single propeller, 1,000shp

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    Maquinna 84k Maquinna (YTB-225) moored, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec
    Maquinna 138k February 1945 magazine advertisement for John Trumpy & Sons, Inc., Gloucester City, N.J showing Maquinna (YTB-225), SC-1075 and US Navy Crash Boat PTC-48 and a 55' Diesel Cruiser Tommy Trampp

    Maquinna (YT-225 / YTB-225)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Navy 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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