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Accohanoc (YTB-545) (1945 - 1962)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
Hisada Class District Harbor Tug, Large:
Built by Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY
Laid down, 12 April 1945
Launched, 09 July 1945
Delivered to the Navy as Accohanoc (YTB-545), 28 December 1945
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
With the disestablishment of the 7th Naval District, reassigned to the 6th Naval District at Naval Station Mayport, FL, 01 September 1948
Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-545, February 1962
Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, February 1987
Transferred to the Maritime Administration, 10 June 1987
Used in James River Reserve Fleet as tug TD 25
Swamped in Hurricane Floyd, 16 September 1999
Final Disposition, fate unknown (possibly scrapped)
Displacement 310 tons (fl)
Speed 12 kts.
Armament two .50 caliber machine guns
Propulsion Diesel, single screw
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||Accohanoc (YTM-545) moored pierside at Mayport, FL, probably late 1960s.
Photo courtesy of Paul Smith US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
||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
||Ex-Accohanoc (YTM-545) in service as Maritime Administration tug TD 25, date unknown.
Photo from Ted Stone Collection, via George Schneider.
Accohanoc (YTB-545 / YTM-545)
DANFS history entry located at the Naval History and Heritage Command website
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
Last Updated 20 December 2019
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