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Cockenoe (YNT-15)
Cockenoe (YN-47) (1940 - 1942)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Bravo - Foxtrot - Quebec
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (Pearl Harbor)
Bottom Row American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal

District Craft Net Tender Tug:
  • Built in 1940 at Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Purchased by the US Navy, 21 December 1940
  • Placed in service, 31 December 1940, as Cockenoe (YN-47)
  • Reclassified District Craft Net Tender Tug YNT-15, 1 May 1942
  • Allocated to the Commandant 14th Naval District, at Pearl Harbor, T.H.
  • Cockenoe was towed to Pearl Harbor, arriving 17 June 1941
  • Cockenoe was present at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941
  • Placed out of service on 18 January 1947
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 16 July 1947, for disposal
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
  • Cockenoe earned one battle star for World War II service
    Displacement 158t (lt).
    Length 70' 10½"
    Beam 18'
    Draft 8' 6"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Atlas Imperial Diesel engine
    single propeller 400shp
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    Cockenoe (YN-47 / YNt-15)
    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
    US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
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