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USS Maquinna (YTB-225)
International Radio Call Sign:
Maquinna (YT-225) (1944)
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.
Draft 11' 4"
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50-cal machine guns
one Diesel engine
single propeller, 1,000shp
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||Maquinna (YTB-225) moored, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the US Navy Memorial.
||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
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
Last Updated 2 May 2014
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