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Mankato (YTM-734)
Mankato (YTB-734) ( ? -1945)
Mankato (YNT-8) (1942 - ?)
Mankato (YN-40) (1940 - 1942)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Whiskey - Charlie
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Yard Net Tender:
  • Built in 1940 as the tug George W. Codrington by Gulfport Boiler & Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX.
  • Purchased by the US Navy in October 1940 and converted for naval service at Naval Station Key West, FL.
  • Placed in service as the Yard Net Tender Mankato (YN-40) in 1940
  • Redesignated Yard Net Tender Tug YNT-8 in May 1942
  • Redesignated Harbor Tug, Large YTB-734, date unknown
  • Redesignated Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-734 in August 1945
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register in 1978
  • Final Disposition, sunk as a target, 15 November 1978, Sinkex
    Displacement unknown
    Length 102'
    Beam 24'
    Draft 9' 6"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    two .30 cal machine guns
    one General Motors Diesel-electric engine
    single propeller, 1,000shp
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    Mankato 98k Mankato (YTB-734), underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history available for Mankato (YN-40 / YNT-8 / YTB-734 / YTM-754 at Navsource
    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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