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Hopocan (YNT-1) (1942 - 1945)
Hopocan (YN-33) (1940 - 1942)
November - Alpha - Bravo - Charlie
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Defense Campaign Medal - American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Yard Net Tender:
Built in 1937 as the Diesel tug Carmelite by Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Acquired by the Navy from the builder 16 August 1940
Converted for Naval service at the New York Navy Yard
Placed in service as Hopocan (YN-33), 9 September 1940
Allocated to the 15th Naval District, Cristobal, Panama Canal Zone
Redesignated Yard Net Tender Tug YNT-1, 8 April 1942
Reassigned to the 10th Naval District, Aruba-Curacao, 17 July 1942
Reassigned to Naval Base, Trinidad, October 1944
Redesignated Yard Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-728, 4 August 1945
Reassigned Naval Base Roosevelt Roads, P.R. in August 1945
Placed out of service, 2 August 1946, at Brooklyn
Struck from the Naval Register, 15 August 1946
Transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal May 1947
Sold, date unknown, to Red Star Towing Co. New York, renamed Rosyln
Sold, date and owner unknown, renamed H. S. Sheridan
Sold, date and owner unknown, renamed Capt. Cory
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 129 t.
Beam 22' 6"
Draft 11' 4"
Speed 11 kts.
one Fairbanks Morse Diesel engine
single propeller, 750shp
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||Ex-Hopocan (YTM-728) as the Red Star Towing Co. tug Rosyln, underway in New York harbor, date unknown.
||Ex-Hopocan (YTM-728) as the merchant tug Capt. Cory, moored pierside at Tampa, FL, March 1994.
Photo by Robert J. Lewis
Hopocan (YN-33 / YNT-1 / YTM-728)
DANFS history entry located at the US Navy 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 2 May 2014
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