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Kaukauna
(YTM-749: dp. 390; l. 107'; b. 26'6"; d. 12'; s. 10 k.; cpl. 10)

Named for city in Wisconsin. Indian word meaning portage.

Kaukauna, a medium harbor tug, was built in 1953 by Higgins at New Orleans. From 1953 to 1963 she served the U.S. Army as LT-2082. Kaukauna, on loan from the Army, was then assigned to the 14th Naval District and is now serving the Pearl Harbor area.