From:  Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships



Iwana I


YT-2: dp. 192; l. 92'6"; b. 21'; dr. 8'; s. 11.5 k.; cpl. 9; a. 2 1-pdrs., 1 mg.


Iwana (YT-2) was laid down in April 1891 by City Point Iron Works, Boston, Mass.; launched 12 March 1892; and was assigned to the 1st Naval District for harbor duties.


Iwana performed towing operations and miscellaneous services out of Boston from 1892 until early 1946.


Her name was dropped 5 October 1942, and she operated as YT-2 until reclassifled YTM-2 on 15 May 1944.  She was transferred to WSA, 20 March 1946.

Transcribed by:  Bill Mozingo,