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Annawan (YNT-18) (1942 - 1945)
Annawan (YN-50) (1940 - 1942)
November - India - Golf - Xray
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 Tender:
Built in 1935 as the tug Russell No. 15 by Liberty Drydock, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Purchased by the Navy, 28 October 1940, from Newton Creek Towing Co., New York City
Renamed Annawan YN-50, 29 October 1940
Converted for Naval service at New York Navy Yard
Allocated to the 1st Naval District, Narragansett Bay
Placed in service, 8 January 1941
Redesignated Yard Net Tender Tug YNT-18, 8 August 1942
Redesignated Yard Harbor Tug Medium YTM-739, 4 August 1945
Placed out of service, 1 September 1946
Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 6 May 1947, for disposal
Struck from the Naval Register, 20 December 1948
Returned, date unknown, to Newtown Creek Towing Co., renamed Russell 15
Acquired, date unknown, by McAllister Towing of New York, N. Y. renamed Dennis McAllister
Sold, date unknown, to Kosnac Floating Derrick Corporation of Staten Island, N. Y., renamed Kosnac Girls
Sold, date unknown, to unnamed owners, renamed Jarred E.
Dropped from documentation on the 30th of April 2006
Final Disposition, reported as scrapped in Tottenville, New York, date unknown
Displacement 95 t.
Draft 10' 6"
one Fairbanks Morse Diesel engine
single propeller, 450shp
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Annawan (YN-50 / YNT-18 / YTM-739)
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
Tugboat Information.com - YNT-18 "Annawan"
Last Updated 22 August 2014
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