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YNT-10 "OKISKO"

Built in 1939, by Texas Shipyards Incorporated of Texas City, Texas as the Cornelius Kroll for the Terry Dalehite Towing Company Incorporated of Galveston, Texas.

In 1940, the tug was acquired by the United States Navy. Where she was designated as the YT-735 (Okisko). Where she was allocated to the 6th Naval District at Charleston, South Carolina.

In 1940, the United States Navy redesingated the tug as the YN-42 (Okisko).

In 1942, the United States Navy redesingated the tug as the YNT-10 (Okisko).

In 1944, she was allocated to the 8th Naval District at Naval Station New Orleans, Louisiana.

In 1945, the United States Navy redesingated the tug as the YTL-735.

In 1946, she was struck from the Naval Register.

In 1947, the tug was placed out of service. And, was transferred to the United States Maritime Commission for sale, or reuse.

In 1947, she was acquired by the Waterman Steamship Company of Mobile, Alabama. Where she was renamed as the Cadet.

In 1956, the tug was acquired by the Mobile Ship Repair Company of Mobile, Alabama. Where she retained her name.

In 1964, she was acquired the Walsh Stevedoring Company of Mobile, Alabama. Where the tug retained her name.

In 1965, the tug was acquired by the Wilcox Floating Equipment Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Wilcox.

In 1979, she was acquired by the Reinauer Transportation Companies of Staten Island, New York. Where she retained her name.

The tug is no longer listed in documentation. Her current, and, or final disposition is unknown. She was powered by a single, Superior, diesel engine. Turning a single, fixed pitch, propeller. For a rated 300 horsepower.
(NavSource Online)


  • Vessel Name: YNT-10 "OKISKO"
  • USCG Doc. No.: 238303
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: Texas Shipyards Inc.
  • Year Built: 1939
  • Length: 63
  • Hailing Port: NEW YORK, NY
  • Hull Depth: 7.6
  • Hull Breadth: 16.6
  • Gross Tonnage: 56
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Cornelius Kroll, YT-735 (Okisko), YN-42 (Okisko), YNT-10 (Okisko), YTL-735, Cadet, Wilcox
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    Terry Dalehite Towing Co., United States Navy, Waterman Steamship Co., Mobile Ship Repair Co., Walsh Stevedoring Co., Wilcox Floating Equipment Co., Reinauer Transportation Co.