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Canasatego (YTM-732)
Canasatego (YNT-6) (1942 - 1945)
Canasatego (YN-38) (1940 - 1942)

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

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

Yard Net Tender:
  • Built circa 1935-39 as the tug Sheila Moran by Pennsylvania Shipyards, Inc., Beaumont, TX.
  • Purchased by the US Navy in October 1940
  • Placed in service as the Yard Net Tender Canasatego (YN-38), in October 1940 allocated to the 10th Naval District
  • Redesignated Yard Net Tender Tug YNT-6, 1 May 1942
  • Redesignated Harbor Tug Medium YTM-732, 2 August 1945
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 29 April 1947 and transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 226 t.
    Length 81'
    Beam 21' 6"
    Draft 10' 8"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    two .30 cal machine guns
    Winton Diesel engine
    single propeller, 600shp
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    Canasatego 104k Canasatego (YTM-732) in San Juan Harbor, Puerto Rico, circa late 1943. Photo courtesy NAFTS, contributed by Steve Polchak for his father, John Polchak Canasatego Robert Hurst

    Canasatego (YN-38 / YNT-6 / YTM-732)
    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

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