From:  Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships





Named for city in Wisconsin.  Indian word meaning portage.

YTM-749: dp. 390; l. 107'; b. 26'6"; d. 12'; s. 10 k.; cpl. 10


Kaukauna, a medium harbor tug, was built in 1953 by Higgins at New Orleans.  From 1953 to 1963 she served the U.S. Army as LT-2082.  Kaukauna, on loan from the Army, was then assigned to the 14th Naval District and is now serving the Pearl Harbor area.

Transcribed by:  Bill Mozingo,