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Noka (YN-54) (1941)
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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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.
Speed 12 kts
one Atlas Imperial engine
single propeller, 400shp
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||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
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
Last Updated 31 January 2013
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