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USCGC Comanche (ex. USS Wampanoag) launched

On 10 October 1944, auxiliary ocean-going tug USCGC Comanche WMEC-202 (ex. USS Wampanoag) was launched at Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works. Port Arthur, TX

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Infanta laid down

On 15 September 1929, private yachtt Infanta was laid down at Craig Shipbuilding Co. Long Beach, CA for John Barrymore as a present to his wife, actress Dolores Costello.
In 1950 she was purchased by the Foss Launch and Tug Company of Tacoma, Washington and restored there at their own shipyard as the company yacht, named for its founder Thea Foss.

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Mazapeta in service

On 12 August 1943, Mazapeta (YT-181) was completed and put in to service in the 3rd Naval District.

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Mazapeta laid down

On 7 August 1942, Mazapeta (YT-181) was laid down at Gibbs Gas Engine Co. Jacksonville, FL.
USS Mazapeta YTM-181, Stockton, CA

 

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USCGC Comanche WMEC-202 laid down

On 24 August 1944 auxiliary ocean-going tug USCGC Comanche WMEC-202 (ex. USS Wampanoag) laid down at Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works. Port Arthur, TX.

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SS Naramata decommissioned

On 29 August 1967 steam tug SS Naramata was decommissioned

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USS Hoga (YT-146) transferred

On 29 July 2005 Woban-class district harbor tug USS Hoga (YT-146) was contractually transferred to the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum

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Hoga (YT-146) laid down

On 25 July 1940 Woban-class district harbor tug Hoga (YT-146) was laid down at Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, NY

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Ohio opened as a museum

Two years ago today, on 21 June 2019, tug Ohio opened to the public.
MuseumShip at National Musem of the Great Lakes, Toledo, OH

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USCGC Comanche transferred USCG

On 1 June 1969 auxiliary ocean-going tug USCGC Comanche WMEC-202 was struck from the Naval Vessel Register and officially transferred to USCG
Joe V Peterson, Tacoma, WA

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