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Cato Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down as District Harbor Tug YT-282, 27 March 1943, at Westergard Boat Works, Biloxi, MS.
Launched, 18 March 1944
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Large YTB-282, 15 May 1944
Completed 12 October 1944
Delivered to the US Navy and placed in service, 14 October 1944, as Piomingo (YTB-282)
Allocated to the 12th Naval District at San Francisco, CA. in 1945
Reallocated to the 7th Naval District at Miami, FL. in 1946
Reallocated to the 5th Naval District, Norfolk, VA., in 1948 to 1962
Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register in 1962
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 397 t.
Draft 11' 4"
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50 cal machine guns
single propeller, 900shp
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||Piomingo (YTB-282) underway, date and location unknown.
Photo courtesy Fred Reep and Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
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DANFS history entry located at the US Navy History and Heritage Command
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
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