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Mahaska (YTB-730) (1945 - 1946)
Mahaska (YNT-4) (1942 - 1945)
Mahaska (YN-36) (1941 - 1942)
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Yard Net Tender:
Built in 1940 as tug Crusader by Ira L. Bushey & Sons, Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Purchased in 1940 by the Navy from her builders
Renamed Yard Net Tender Mahaska (YN-36), 11 October 1940
Completed and delivered to the 3rd Naval District, 9 December 1940
Conversion for Naval Service completed at New York Navy Yard in March 1941
Allocated to the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA., Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA.
Reclassified, Yard Net Tender Tug, YNT-4, (8 April 1942 - DANFS), (1 May 1942 - Ships' Data 1952)
Reclassified Large Harbor Tug (YTB-730), 4 August 1945
Reclassified Medium Harbor Tug (YTM-730) in July 1946
Placed out of service, date unknown
Sold, under bid 16-1030 which closed 7 October 1970
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 220 t.
one Diesel engine
single propeller, 805shp
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||Mahaska (YN-36) underway probably near New York Navy circa, 9 December 1940 to 18 March 1941.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo No. 19-N-26705 a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
||Mahaska (YNT-4) underway probably near the Norfolk Navy Yard, in Hampton Roads, VA., date unknown.
Mahaska (YN-36 / YNT-4 / YTB-730)
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
Last Updated 18 April 2014
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