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Haiglar (YT-327) (1942 - 1944)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Foxtrot - Uniform - Sierra
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Hiawatha Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down in 1942 as Port Wentworth, a Maritime Commission type (V2-ME-A1 Harbor Tug), under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 512) at Brunswick Marine Construction Corp., Burnswick, GA.
Delivered to the War Shipping Administration (WSA), 14 November 1942
Transferred to the US Navy, 13 December 1943, placed in service as Haiglar (YT-327)
Allocated to the 1st Naval District at Boston, MA.
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Large YTB-327, 15 May 1944
Reallocated to the 15th Naval District at Balboa, Canal Zone, 9 June 1945
Reallocated to the 1st Naval District at the close of WWII in the Pacific
Subsequently transferred to the Panama Canal Zone and struck from the Naval Register 11 February 1947.
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 237 t.
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 16 kts.
Armament two .50 cal. machine guns
Fairbanks-Morse 2t 6cyl Diesel engine
single propeller, 1250shp
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
Last Updated 7 May 2010
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