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Haiglar (YTB-327)
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.
  • Launched 1942
  • 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.
    Length 100'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 16 kts.
    Complement 14
    Armament two .50 cal. machine guns
    Fairbanks-Morse 2t 6cyl Diesel engine
    single propeller, 1250shp
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