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Accohanoc (YTM-545)
Accohanoc (YTB-545) (1945 - 1962)

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Hisada Class District Harbor Tug, Large:
  • Laid down, 12 April 1945, at Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, N.Y.
  • Launched, 9 July 1945
  • Delivered to the Navy as Accohanoc (YTB-545), 28 December 1945 and was laid up in reserve at Green Cove Springs, FL. instead of being placed in service
  • Activated and place in service in May 1947, allocated to the 7th Naval District
  • Reassigned to the 6th Naval District at Naval Station Mayport, FL., 1 September 1948, with the disestablishment of the 7th Naval District
  • Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-545 in February 1962
  • Placed out of service in February 1987
  • Struck from the Naval Register in February 1987
  • Transferred to the Maritime Administration, 10 June 1987
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 310 t.(fl)
    Length 101'
    Beam 28'
    Draft 11'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 10
    Armament two .50 caliber machine guns
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw

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    Accohanoc 71k Accohanoc (YTM-545) moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    Photo courtesy of Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
    Robert Hurst
    Accohanoc 499k Naval Station Mayport FL., tugs Accohanoc (YTM-545) and Tomahawk (YTB-789) alongside USS Yosemite (AD-19) 1973. Note the two destroyers in the background, one of which is USS Charles R. Ware (DD-865). Kenneth Wendall Jackson IM2 USS Yosemite

    Accohanoc (YTB-545 / YTM-545)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval 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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