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Cockenoe (YN-47) (1940 - 1942)
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (Pearl Harbor)
Bottom Row American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
District Craft Net Tender Tug:
Built in 1940 at Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX.
Launched, date unknown
Purchased by the US Navy, 21 December 1940
Placed in service, 31 December 1940, as Cockenoe (YN-47)
Reclassified District Craft Net Tender Tug YNT-15, 1 May 1942
Allocated to the Commandant 14th Naval District, at Pearl Harbor, T.H.
Cockenoe was towed to Pearl Harbor, arriving 17 June 1941
Cockenoe was present at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941
Placed out of service on 18 January 1947
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 16 July 1947, for disposal
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Cockenoe earned one battle star for World War II service
Displacement 158t (lt).
Length 70' 10½"
Draft 8' 6"
Atlas Imperial Diesel engine
single propeller 400shp
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Cockenoe (YN-47 / YNt-15)
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
US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
Last Updated 25 May 2012
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