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Menewa (YNT-2)
Menewa (YN-34 ) (1940 - 1942)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Delta - Juliet
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.
    Length 91'
    Beam 23'
    Draft 11'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    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

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