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Annawan (YTM-739)
Annawan (YNT-18) (1942 - 1945)
Annawan (YN-50) (1940 - 1942)

International Radio Call Sign:
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
  • Commercial Service
    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.
    Length 71'
    Beam 19'
    Draft 10' 6"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    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 - YNT-18 "Annawan"
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