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Pokagon (YTB-746) (1952-1962)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
Pokagon Class District Harbor Tug (Medium)
Built in 1942 by Equitable Equipment Co. New Orleans for the US Army as the unnumbered large steel tug LTC George S. Gillis
Launched, date unknown
Acquired by the US Navy in 1952
Placed in service as the District Harbor Tug (Large) Pokagon (YTB-746)
Pokagon was assigned to the 10th Naval District, at San Juan, Puerto Rico
Reclassified as District Harbor Tug (Medium) (YTM-746) in February 1962
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold to Hughes Bros, Inc. New York, N.Y.
Operated under various names Coamo, Viking Cape Sable
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 390 t.(fl)
Speed 9 kts.
Armament two .50 cal machine guns
Propulsion Diesel, single screw
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||Pokagon (YTB-746) underway, date and location unknown.
US navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
Pokagon (YTB-746 / YTM-746)
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
US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
Last Updated 5 April 2013
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