From:  Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships





YT-107: l. 56'; b. 10'3"; dr. 5'8"


The first Iona (YT-107), a wooden tug, was captured from the Spanish at Cavite Navy Yard, Philippines, in 1898. She was taken over by the Navy and utilized as a yard tug at Cavite for many years.  The old tug was lost 2 January 1942 in a Japanese raid on the Navy Yard.

Transcribed by:  Bill Mozingo,