USS Connewango (YTM-388)
|Builder:||Consolidated Shipbuilding Corporation, Morris Heights, New York|
|Launched:||29 July 1944|
|Reclassified:||Harbor Tug, Large YTB-388, 15 May 1944|
|Fate:||sold to Gaelic Tugboat Co., Detroit, MI., renamed Shannon|
|Class and type:||Sassaba-class harbor tug|
|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)|
|Armament:||2 x 0.5 in (12.7 mm) machine guns|
Connewango was authorized as YT-388, but reclassified YTB-388 on 15 May 1944 prior to launching by the Consolidated Shipbuilding Corporation, Morris Heights, New York, on 29 July of that year. Completed in November, she was assigned to the 3rd Naval District where she performed patrol and towing duties. In 1946 she was transferred to the 6th Naval District where she continued until being struck in 1986.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive Connewango (YTM-388)