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