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Wawasee (YTM-367)
Wawasee (YTB-367) (1944 - 1962)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Papa - Hotel - Sierra
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal

Sassaba Class District Harbor Tug, Large:
  • Built by Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY (YN 3167)
  • Laid down, 24 April 1944
  • Launched, 10 June 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, as Wawasee (YTB-367), 27 October 1944
  • Allocated to the 1st Naval District at Boston Navy Yard
  • Reclassified District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-367, February 1962
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, May 1974
  • Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, May 1974
    Displacement 345 t.(fl)
    Length 100'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 9' 7"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 14
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel, single screw

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    106k Wawasee (YTB-367) assisting General J.R. Brooke (AP-132) at Boston Navy Yard, probably during 1945. Powhatan (YTM-128) is moored in the foreground.
    Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection, accession number 08_06_022587 (cropped)
    Dave Wright
    Constellation 182k USS Constellation (IX-20) is seen in floating dry dock USS ARD-16 at Pier 6 of the Boston Naval Shipyard on 5 August 1955. The harbor tug Chegodega (YTB-542) is seen at right, with Wawasee (YTB-367) at left. On the far left side, USS Mineral County (LST-988) is at Pier 5. (U.S. Navy photo, Boston National Historical Park Collection, NPS Cat. No. BOSTS-10726) Stephen P. Carlson Preservation Specialist Boston NHP Charlestown Navy Yard Boston, MA
    Wawasee 148k Wawasee (YTB-367) at Boston Naval Shipyard in August 1960. ©Richard Leonhardt
    Wawasee 67k Wawasee (YTM-367) and Wasp (CVS-18) underway in Boston Harbor, 7 September 1964. ©Richard Leonhardt
    Wawasee 71k Wawasee (YTM-367) underway in Boston Harbor, 7 September 1964. (Cropped from 140936702). ©Richard Leonhardt

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    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval Historical Center
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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