Hoga - A
Sioux Indian word meaning "fish".
USS Hoga (YT-146) was moved out of
the National Defense Reserve Fleet anchorage in Suisan Bay, California
towed to the Allied Defense Recycling (ADR) shipyard in Vallejo,
ADR was opened at the site of the old Mare Island Naval Shipyard and
specializes in environmentally sound ship repair, conversion and
(YT-146) underway prior to World War II, date and location unknown.
Photo from "the Towline" the National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
magazine, 1 September 1996.