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Menewa (YN-34 ) (1940 - 1942)
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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 Laying Craft:
Built in 1939 as the Diesel tug Consultor by Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Purchased by the Navy from the builder, 16 August 1940
Renamed Menewa, 23 August 1940
Converted for Naval service at New York Navy Yard
Placed in service, 9 September 1940
Allocated to the 15th Naval District, Panama Canal Zone
Redesignated Yard Net Tender Tug YNT-2, 8 April 1942
In January 1943 Menewa capsized and sank off Cristobal, refloated and continued to operate as a tug and net-tender off Balboa into 1947.
Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 14 March 1947
Sold to Peru, 24 September 1947
Displacement 132 t.
one Diesel engine
single propeller, 805shp
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Menewa (YN-34 / YNT-2)
DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Last Updated 31 January 2013
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