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Segwarusa

 

An Indian name.

 

(YT-365: dp. 260; l. 100'; b. 25'; dr. 9'7"; s. 12 k.; cpl. 12)

 

Segwarusa (YT-365) was laid down on 6 March 1944 by Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp., Morris Heights, N.Y.; launched on 22 April; delivered to the Navy and placed in service on 25 September 1944.

 

Segwarusa was allocated to the 5th Naval District and based at Norfolk, Va. She was reclassified as YTB-365 on 15 May 1944 and as YTM-365 on 24 November 1961. She provided fire-fighting, tug, and salvage services to ships and installations in the Norfolk area throughout her long career. Segwarusa was struck from the Navy list on 1 January 1974, sold for scrap to Marine Power & Equip. Co., Seattle, Wa., and removed from Navy custody on 25 June 1974.


29 April 2005