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Mahoa (YTB-519) (1945 - 1962)
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
Hisada Class District Harbor Tug, Large:
Laid down, 8 January 1945, at Gibbs Gas Engine Co., Jacksonville, FL.
Launched, 30 April 1945
Delivered and placed in service, as Mahoa (YTB-519), 21 August 1945, allocated to the 15th Naval District, Coco Solo Naval Base, Panama Canal Zone
Reassigned to the 6th Naval District at Charleston in 1958
Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-519 in February 1962
Reassigned to duty with the Atlantic Fleet in January 1966
Struck from the Naval Register in 1977
Final Disposition, disposed of in support of fleet training, 1 April 1978, SINKEX
Displacement 237 t.(lt) 325 t.(fl)
Draft 9' 7"
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion Diesel, single screw
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||Mahoa (YTB-519) escorting a section of a floating drydock through the Panama Canal, date unknown.
Photo courtesy of Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
View the Mahoa (YTB-519 / YTM-519)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
No Information Available
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 4 December 2009
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