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USS Waukegan (YTM-755)
Career (USA)
Name: USS Waukegan
Builder: National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.
Acquired: September 1964(U.S. Navy)
In service: 1954
Out of service: 1975
Struck: September 1975
Fate: Sold, Navy sale, 1 June 1976
Notes: Ship International Radio Callsign:
General characteristics
Class & type: Chicopee-class Medium Yard Tug
Length: 107 feet
Beam: 27 feet
Draft: 12 feet
Propulsion: Diesel, single screw
Speed: 12 knots
Complement: 16
Armament: None
Armor: None
Aircraft carried: Obviously None
Aviation facilities: Obviously None

USS Waukegan, was a medium harbor tug,that was acquired by the United States Navy in September 1964 from the United States Army for which she had served as LT-1968. Named Waukegan and designated YTM-755, she was assigned to the 10th Naval District at San Juan, Puerto Rico. The tug was based there for her entire 11-year naval career, serving ships in the 10th Naval District. In September 1975, she was placed out of service; and her name was struck from the Navy list. She was subsequently disposed of by sale. Her current status is unknown.

Ship AwardsEdit

  • National Defense Service Medal

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