U.S. Navy TUG

Hoga  - A Sioux Indian word meaning "fish".

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Tug Hoga DEPARTED Mare Island, California on September 25, 2015.
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.

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An image created from photo above!


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