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Waukegan (YTM-755)
US Army Tug LT-1968 (1954 - 1964)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Chicopee Class District Harbor Tug (Medium)
  • Laid down, date unknown, at National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, CA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered to the US Army in 1954
  • Acquired by the US Navy in September 1964 and placed in service as the District Harbor Tug (Medium) Waukegan (YTM-755)
  • Waukegan was assigned to the 10th Naval District at San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register in September 1975
  • Final Disposition, disposed of by Navy sale 1 June 1976, fate unknown
    Displacement 310 t.(fl)
    Length 107'
    Beam 27'
    Draft 12'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 16
    Armament none
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw

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    Mauna Loa 128k Waukegan (YTM-755) and YC-1369 along with other service craft are alongside USS Mauna Loa (AE-8) offloading ammuntion while at anchor at San Juan, Puerto Rico, circa 1964-1975.
    US Navy photo # USN 1111131 from the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command.
    Robert Hurst

    Waukegan (YTM-755)
    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

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