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Canasatego (YNT-6) (1942 - 1945)
Canasatego (YN-38) (1940 - 1942)
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.
Beam 21' 6"
Draft 10' 8"
two .30 cal machine guns
Winton Diesel engine
single propeller, 600shp
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||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
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
Last Updated 15 April 2011
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