USS Nokomis II

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Nokomis II
(YT-142: dp. 218; 1. 100'10";b. 25'; dr. 9'7"; s. 12 k.; cpl. 8)

Nokomis (YT-142), a diesel electric tug, was built at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Wash.; launched 29 November 1939; completed in March, 1940; and allocated to the 14th Naval District for duty.

Upon arrival Pearl Harbor, Nokomie assumed the duty of providing towing and berthing services, and was available for waterfront fire protection and inner harbor security. Reelas" sified YTB-142, in 1944, she has remained active as a service craft based at Pearl Harbor into 1970.