From:  Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships





Principal chief of the Catauba tribe.

YTB - 327: dp. 237, l. 100'; b. 25', dr. 9'7", s. 16 k. T. V2-MEAL


Haiglar (YTB-327) was built by Brunswick Marine Construction Corp., Brunswick, Gal, in 1942 as Port Wentworth, under Maritime Commission contract.  Delivered to the Navy at Brunswick 14 November 1942, she was converted to Navy use at Savannah Machine & Foundry Co., Savannah, Gal, and placed in service 13 December 1942, classified as YT-327.


Assigned to the 1st Naval District, Haiglar served as a harbor tug at Boston, Mass., and was redesignated YTB-327, harbor tug, big, 15 May 1944.  She was transferred to the 15;th Naval District for duty at Balboa, Canal Zone, 9 June 1945, but was brought back to Boston soon after the end of the war in the Pacific.  Haiglar was subsequently transferred to the Panama Canal and struck from the Navy List simultaneously 11 February 1947.

Transcribed by:  Bill Mozingo,