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Tahchee (YNt-11 (1943 - 1945)
Tahchee (YN-43) (1940 - 1943)
November - India - Lima - Victor
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Yard Net Laying Craft:
Built in 1936 as the harbor tug Calatco by Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Inc., at Brooklyn, N.Y.
Renamed Choctaw, date unknown
Purchased by the US Navy, 22 October 1940 from the Canal Lakes Towing Corp., of New York City
Renamed Tahchee (YN-43)
Converted for naval service at the New York Navy Yard
Placed in service, 17 December 1940, at New York Navy Yard, allocated to the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA.
Reassigned, 2 April 1941, to the 4th Naval District at Philadelphia, PA.
Reclassified a Net Tender Tug redesignated YNT-11
Reassigned, 10 April 1943, to the 1st Naval District at Newport, R.I.
Redesignated a Harbor Tug Medium YTM-736, 7 July 1945
Placed out of service, 1 September 1946, at Melville, R.I.
Declared surplus to the needs of the Navy, 8 November 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, 30 December 1945
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 4 April 1946, for disposal
Acquired by McAllister Towing, date unknown, renamed Barbara McAllister
Sold, date unknown, renamed Jonathan
Renamed Sea Horse, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Beam 19' 3"
Draft 8' 6"
one Fairbanks Morse Diesel engine
single propeller, 875shp
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation
Last Updated 31 December 2010
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