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Mankato (YTB-734) ( ? -1945)
Mankato (YNT-8) (1942 - ?)
Mankato (YN-40) (1940 - 1942)
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
Draft 9' 6"
two .30 cal machine guns
one General Motors Diesel-electric engine
single propeller, 1,000shp
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||Mankato (YTB-734), underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
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
Last Updated 3 June 2011
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