USS Ganadoga (YT-390)

Hampton Roads, VA, 12 June 1957.
Career (United States)
Name: USS Ganadoga (YTM-390)
Builder: Consolidated Shipbuilding Corporation, Morris Heights, New York
Laid down: 2 August 1944
Launched: 9 November 1944
Acquired: December 1944
In service: 15 December 1944
Reclassified: Harbor Tug, Large YTB-390, 15 May 1944
District Harbor Tug, Medium YTM-390 1 February 1962
Struck: Unknown
Fate: disposed of in support of fleet exercises, 1 August 1980
General characteristics
Class & type: Sassaba-class harbor tug
Displacement: 260 tons
345 tons (full)
Length: 100 ft 0 in (30.48 m)
Beam: 25 ft 0 in (7.62 m)
Draft: 9 ft 7 in (2.92 m) (full)
Speed: 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)
Complement: 14
Armament: 2 x .50 caliber machine guns

Ganadoga, originally designated YT-390, was reclassified YTB-390 on 15 May 1944; laid down 2 August 1944 by Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, N.Y.; launched 9 September 1944; and placed in service 15 December 1944.

Ganadoga was assigned to 5th Naval District, Norfolk, and performed miscellaneous harbor operations for the next 18 years. She was reclassified YTM-390 on 1 February 1962, and in December of that year she was transferred to the 6th Naval District at Charleston, SC. In 1980 she was expended as a target in support of fleet exercises.

References

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  • NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive Ganadoga (YTM-390)
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