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Mauvila (YTB-328) (1944 - 1962)
Mauvila (YT-328) (1943 - 1944)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Foxtrot - Victor - Charlie
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal
Hiawatha Class Maritime Commission Type V2-ME-A1 Harbor Tug:
Laid down in 1942 as Port Deposit, a Maritime Commission type (V2-ME-A1 Harbor Tug), under Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 514) at Brunswick Marine Construction Corp., Burnswick, GA.
Launched, 1 August 1942
Delivered to the Navy, 23 January 1943
Placed in service as Mauvila (YT-328), 12 February 1943
Initially allocated to the 6th Naval District before being reallocated to the 10th Naval District, at Naval Station San Juan, Puerto Rico, reallocated the Panama Canal Zone, date unknown
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Large YTB-347, 15 May 1944
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-347 in February 1962
Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 1 April 1963
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 218 t.
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion Diesel, single screw, 1,050shp
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||Mauvila (YTB-326) underway in the Panama Canal Zone, circa 1950s.
||Kathy Eidam Osterloh
View the Mauvila (YT-328 / YTB-328 / YTM-328)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
Not Applicable to this Vessel
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 2 April 2010
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