YTB-388 (USS CONNEWANGO)

Registry and Rig Information

Name YTB-388 (USS CONNEWANGO)
Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S. NAVY
Rig Tug

Dimensions and Tonnage

Hull Material Steel

Vessel History

Rebuilds Documented measures, July, 1977 (87 x 25.66 x 8.16; 145 gross - 98 net). Reconstructed and repowered in 1980.
History Authorized as YT 388; reclassified YTB 388 May 15, 1944; later reclassified YTM 388. On loan by General Services Administration to University of Georgia, at Savannah, GA, 1975-1977, but never operated by them.As SHANNON: Had an engine room fire about three miles west of Cleveland. According to the Coast Guard, the fire is believed to have started when fuel oil caught fire after a mechanical malfunction. It took two hours to put out the fire. Damage is estimated at $250,000. The crew members were rescued. The incident occured on July 24, 1979.

Build Information

Builder Consolidated Ship Building Corp.
Place Built Morris Heights, NY
Date Built 1944-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
SHANNON1977-00-00U.S.584682

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
U.S. Navy1944-00-001975-00-00U.S.U.S. NAVY
General Services Administration (University of Georgia)1975-00-001977-00-00U.S.584682
Tug Killarney, Inc.1977-00-00U.S.584682