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Mauvila (YTM-328)
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.
    Length 100'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw, 1,050shp

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    Mauvila 228k Mauvila (YTB-326) underway in the Panama Canal Zone, circa 1950s. Kathy Eidam Osterloh

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    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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