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Noka (YNT-22)
Noka (YN-54) (1941)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Bravo - Charlie - Uniform
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 1941 as the motor tug Livingston by Levingston Shipbuilding Corp., Orange, TX
  • Purchased by the US Navy before delivery
  • Completed, 1 February 1941
  • Converted to a net tender at the Levingston yard renamed Noka (YN-54)
  • Allocated to the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA.
  • Reclassified Yard Net Tender Tug YNT-22, 8 April 1941
  • Placed out of service 5 August 1946 at Norfolk
  • Struck from the Naval Register 28 August 1946, and sold
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 80 t.
    Length 74'
    Beam 20'
    Draft 8'
    Speed 12 kts
    Complement unknown
    one Atlas Imperial engine
    single propeller, 400shp
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    Noka 122k Noka (YN-54) underway, 14 February 1941, probably near Orange, TX. while undergoing builders acceptance trials. Photographed by the Business Men's Studio, Beaumont, Texas.
    US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, Photo No. Unknown
    Mike Green

    Noka (YN-54 / YNT-22)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S.Navy Memorial Foundation

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