The Hoga played a crucial role in saving lives and clearing the harbor entrance during the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Photo of HOGA with a new paint job at BERTH 14 on July 28, 2013 by Mike McCullough
Tug Hoga (YT-146) had been moved out of the National Defense Reserve Fleet anchorage in Suisan Bay, California
and towed on December 18, 2012, to the Allied Defense Recycling (ADR) shipyard in Vallejo, California.
ADR, at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard,specializes in environmentally sound ship repair, conversion and overhaul.
View the: LCS-102 & YTL-434 WWII Memorials
View: Mare Island Page or Vern's TUG PAGE
An image created from photo above!