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Wovoka (YTB-396) (1944 - 1962)
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - November - Quebec
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
Sassaba Class Medium District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, 10 March 1944, as YT-396 at Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL.
Redesignated Harbor Tug, Large YTB-396, 15 May 1944
Launched, 28 July 1944
Delivered and placed in service as Wovoka (YTB-396), 2 March 1945
Allocated to the 12th Naval District, San Diego, CA.
Inactivated and placed in reserve, March 1946, at Seattle, WA.
Reactivated in September 1950, reallocated to the 12th Naval District at San Francisco, CA.
Reclassified Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-396 in February 1962
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 June 1974
Sold in October 1974
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 237 t., 345 t.(fl)
Speed 12 kts
Propulsion Diesel, single propeller
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||Wovoka (YTM-396) underway with barges alongside, date and location unknown.
Photo contributed by Ed Fulcher to National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors.
Wovoka (YTB-396 / YTM-396)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 8 April 2011
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