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Mohave (Fleet Tug #15) (1914 - 1920)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
World War I Victory Medal (with Atlantic Fleet clasp)
1921 International Radio Call Sign:
Nan - Tare - Oboe
Mohave Class Fleet Tug:
Laid down, 16 December 1913, at Seattle Construction & Drydock Co., Seattle, WA.
Launched, 2 December 1914, at Puget Sound Navy Yard, Bremerton, WA.
Placed in service at Puget Sound Navy Yard, 2 December 1914, CHBOSN Alexander Stuart USN, Officer in Charge
Designated Fleet Tug (AT-15), 17 February 1920
Grounded, 13 February 1928, on Harding Ledge near Nantasket, MA.
Final Disposition, found unfit for service by a survey board, 29 March 1928
Sold as a hulk, 4 April 1928
Struck from the Naval Register, 5 April 1928
Displacement 575 t.
Length 122' 6"
Draft 12' 10"
Speed 11 kts.
Armament two 3 pdrs
Propulsion system unknown, single propeller
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||Mohave (AT-15) at Boston Navy Yard, circa 1924.
Bridgeport (AD-10) and Constitution are in the background.
US Navy photo # NH 45949 from the collections of the US Naval Historical Center
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS)
|Officers in Charge (OinC)|
|01||CHBOSN. Stuart, Alexander||2 December 1914 - 17 July 1915|
|02||CHBOSN. Benzon, Albert Fisher||17 July 1915 - 20 February 1918|
|03||BOSN. McDermott, Edward Francis||20 February 1918 - 2- June 1918|
|04||LTjg. Strohte, Frederick, USN ||20 June 1918 - 10 January 1919|
|05||Ltjg. Anderson, Robert USNRF ||10 January 1919 - February 1922|
|05||BOSN. Johnson, Benjamin Burch||21 February 1922 - 17 May 1924|
|06||CHBOSN Powers, Patrick Francis||17 May 1924 - 25 April 1925|
|05||CHBOSN Buck, Albert Clifford||25 April 1925 - 10 September 1925|
|08||CHBOSN Harder, Frank||10 September 1925 - 13 February 1928|
|Courtesy Wolfgang Hechler and Ron Reeves
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
Last Updated 1 January 2021
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