Net Layers and Tenders (YN/AN, YNT, YNG)

Most recent update: January 8, 2012.


The Navy's numbering of these vessels shows confusion, as indicated by the two sets of pennant numbers on the left of the table.  If anyone can fill any of the gaps, please e-mail timcolton@aol.com

Type # Type # Name Built by Location Ft. Tons Delivery Disposition
Net Layers (YN/AN) and Net Layer Tugs (YNT)
    AN 1 Monitor Ingalls SB Pascagoula MS 458 4,626 29-Jan-43 AP 160, later LSV 5 1944, MCS 5 1956, scrapped 1970s
    AN 2 Montauk Ingalls SB Pascagoula MS 458 4,626 14-Apr-43 AP 161, later LSV 6 1944, Galilea (AKN 6) 1946, scrapped 1973
    AN 3 Osage Ingalls SB Pascagoula MS 458 4,626 30-Jun-43 AP 108, later LSV 3 1944, MCS 3 1956, scrapped 1974
    AN 4 Saugus Ingalls SB Pascagoula MS 458 4,626 4-Sep-43 AP 109, later LSV 4 1944, MCS 4 1956, scrapped 1976
    AN 5 Keokuk Cramp SB Philadelphia PA 353 6,150 1914 Ex-Henry M. Flagler, Columbia Heights, acquired 1941, later CM 8, AKN 4, sold 1947
YN 1 AN 6 Aloe Lake Washington Seattle WA 162 700 11-Jun-41 Scrapped 1971
YN 2 AN 7 Ash Lake Washington Seattle WA 162 700 1-Jul-41 Scrapped 1971
YN 3 AN 8 Birch/Boxwood Lake Washington Seattle WA 162 700 5-Jul-41 Scrapped 1974
YN 4 AN 9 Butternut Lake Washington Seattle WA 162 700 3-Sep-41 Later YAG 60, sunk as target 1977
YN 5 AN 10 Catalpa Commercial IW Portland OR 162 700 20-Jun-41 To NDRF 1955
YN 6 AN 11 Chestnut Commercial IW Portland OR 162 700 25-Jul-41 To NDRF 1946
YN 7 AN 12 Cinchona Commercial IW Portland OR 162 700 15-Aug-41 Scrapped 1976
YN 8 AN 13 Cottonwood/Buckeye Commercial IW Portland OR 162 700 5-Sep-41 Training hulk 1976
YN 9 AN 14 Dogwood/Buckthorn General Eng Alameda CA 162 700 16-Sep-41 To NDRF 1963
YN 10 AN 15 Ebony General Eng Alameda CA 162 700 16-Sep-41 To NDRF 1946
YN 11 AN 16 Eucalyptus General Eng Alameda CA 162 700 9-Oct-41 To NDRF 1946
YN 12 AN 17 Fir/Chinquapin General Eng Alameda CA 162 700 29-Oct-41 To NDRF 1946
YN 13 AN 18 Gum Tree Marietta SB Point Pleasant WV 162 700 16-Sep-41 To NDRF 1948
YN 14 AN 19 Holly Marietta SB Point Pleasant WV 162 700 11-Oct-41 To NDRF 1962
YN 15 AN 20 Juniper/Elder Marietta SB Point Pleasant WV 162 700 12-Nov-41 Struck 1959
YN 16 AN 21 Larch Marietta SB Point Pleasant WV 162 700 13-Dec-41 To Turkey 1948 as AG 4, scrapped 1997
YN 17 AN 22 Locust American SB Cleveland OH 162 700 13-Jul-41 To France 1949 as Locuste (A 765), wrecked 1978 in Fiji and lost
YN 18 AN 23 Mahogany American SB Cleveland OH 162 700 1-Aug-41 Destroyed 1946
YN 19 AN 24 Mango American SB Cleveland OH 162 700 18-Sep-41 Scrapped
YN 20 AN 25 Maple/Hackberry American SB Cleveland OH 162 700 1-Oct-41 To France 1944 as Capricorne (A 727), renamed Araignée 1949, decommissioned 1977, scrapped 1985
YN 21 AN 26 Mimosa American SB Cleveland OH 162 700 28-Oct-41 Scrapped
YN 22 AN 27 Mulberry American SB Cleveland OH 162 700 1-Nov-41 To Ecuador 1965 as Orion (H 101), scrapped 1980
YN 23 AN 28 Palm American SB Lorain OH 162 700 1-Oct-41 Scrapped
YN 24 AN 29 Poplar/Hazel American SB Lorain OH 162 700 27-Oct-41 Scrapped
YN 25 AN 30 Redwood American SB Lorain OH 162 700 1-Oct-41 Scrapped
YN 26 AN 31 Rosewood American SB Lorain OH 162 700 13-Sep-41 To France 1969 as Libellule
YN 27 AN 32 Sandalwood American SB Lorain OH 162 700 25-Oct-41 To France 1967 as Luciole, scrapped 1980
YN 28 AN 33 Sycamore/Nutmeg American SB Lorain OH 162 700 30-Oct-41 Scrapped 1971
YN 29 AN 34 Teaberry John H. Mathis Camden NJ 162 700 16-Mar-42 Scrapped 1962
YN 30 AN 35 Teak John H. Mathis Camden NJ 162 700 7-May-42 Scrapped 1976
YN 31 AN 36 Pepperwood John H. Mathis Camden NJ 162 700 8-Jun-42 To France 1944 as Tarentule (A 729)
YN 32 AN 37 Yew John H. Mathis Camden NJ 162 700 1-Jul-42 To France 1944 as Scorpion (A 728), wrecked 1978 in Fiji and lost
YN 33 YNT 1 Hopocan Ira S. Bushey Brooklyn NY 90 129 1937 Ex-Carmelite, acquired 1939, later YTM 728, sold 1946 as Carmelite, later Roslyn, H. J. Sheridan, Capt. Cory 1993, Captain C.
YN 34 YNT 2 Menewa Ira S. Bushey Brooklyn NY 91 215 1940 Ex-Consultor, acquired 1939
YN 35 YNT 3 Oneka Ira S. Bushey Brooklyn NY 91 132 1939 Ex-Counselor, acquired 1939, later YTM 729, sold 1963
YN 36 YNT 4 Mahaska Ira S. Bushey Brooklyn NY 101 187 1940 Ex-Crusader, acquired 1939, later YTM 730, sold 1970 as Thameship
YN 37 YNT 5 Keshena Gulfport B & W Port Arthur TX 93 132 1939 Ex-General, acquired 1939, later YTM 731, sold 1947 as Mary M. McAllister, later Seneca, sank in Lake Superior 2006
YN 38 YNT 6 Canasatego Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 93 226 1939 Ex-Sheila Moran, acquired 1939, later YTM 732, sold 1947
YN 39 YNT 7 Donacona Pennsylvania SY Beaumont TX 93 226 1939 Ex-Peter Moran, acquired 1939, later YTM 733, sold 1947
YN 40 YNT 8 Mankato Gulfport B & W Port Arthur TX 102     ex-George W. Codrington, acquired 1940
YN 41 YNT 9 Metea Foss Launch Tacoma WA 70 77 1940 Ex-Oswell Foss, acquired 1940, returned to owner 1947
YN 42 YNT 10 Okisko     63   1939 Ex-Cornelius Kroll, acquired 1940, later YTM 735, sold 1947
YN 43 YNT 11 Tahchee Ira S. Bushey Brooklyn NY 78   1936 Ex-Calatco, Choctaw, acquired 1940, later YTM 736, sold 1946 as Barbara McAllister, later Jonathan, Sea Horse
YN 44 YNT 12 Tamaha Canulette SB Slidell LA 105 236 1936 Ex-Rowen Card, acquired 1940, sold 1946
YN 45 YNT 13 Wapasha Defoe SB Bay City MI 94 200 1938 Ex-William J. Moran, acquired 1940, later YTB 737, sold 1947 as Anne Moran, later Yankee, scrapped 1993
YN 46 YNT 14 Namontack Defoe SB Bay City MI 94 158 1938 Ex-Thomas E. Moran, acquired 1940, later YTB 738, sold 1947 as Harriet Moran, later Viking, Sharon Elizabeth
YN 47 YNT 15 Cockenoe Gulfport B & W Port Arthur TX 71 70 1940 Acquired 1940
YN 48 YNT 16 Katlian Canulette SB Slidell LA 93 120 1939 Ex-A. D. Canulette, acquired 1940, sold 1948, later Captain Rudy, A. D. Canulette and Ethel McDermott
YN 49 YNT 17 Neswage     65 66 1939 Ex-Ruth Freeze, acquired 1940
YN 50 YNT 18 Annawan Ira S. Bushey Brooklyn NY 71   1935 Ex-Chippewa, acquired 1940, later YTM 739, sold 1947 as Franklin, later Mary Ann, Tricia A, Sandy
YN 51 YNT 19 Metacom H. A. Marvel Newburgh NY 104 226 1940 Ex-Joseph Mesick, acquired 1940, later YTM 740, returned to owner 1947
YN 52 YNT 20 Tamaque Matton SY Waterford NY 81 226 1939 Ex-John E. Matton, acquired 1940, later YTM 741, sold 1946
YN 53 YNT 21 Marin Harbor BB San Pedro CA 83 112 1921 Ex-Pacific, acquired 1941, later AMc 31, sold 1947
YN 54 YNT 22 Noka Levingston SB Orange TX 74   1941 Acquired 1941, later sold as Doris Loveland
YN 55 YNT 23 Nawat Port Houston IW Houston TX 62 62 1940 Acquired 1941
YN 56 YNT 24 Wapello Gulfport B & W Port Arthur TX 102 222 1941 Ex-R. K. Evans, acquired 1941, sold 1947 as Anna Coppedge, Colorado Point, Creole Firme, Island No. 1, Gorgona II, wrecked
    YNT 25 Adario   Baltimore MD 157   1888 Ex-Zizania, later YTM 743
YN 57 AN 38 Ailanthus Everett-Pacific SB Everett WA 195 1,200 2-Dec-43 Wrecked off Alaska and lost 1944
YN 58 AN 39 Almond/Bitterbush Everett-Pacific SB Everett WA 195 1,200 15-Jan-44 Sold 1948, destroyed by fire 1954
YN 59 AN 40 Anaqua Everett-Pacific SB Everett WA 195 1,200 21-Feb-44 Sold 1946
YN 60 AN 41 Baretta Everett-Pacific SB Everett WA 195 1,200 18-Mar-44 To NDRF 1946
YN 61 AN 42 Cliffrose Everett-Pacific SB Everett WA 195 1,200 30-Apr-44 To China 1947
YN 62 AN 43 Satinleaf Everett-Pacific SB Everett WA 195 1,200 8-Apr-44 Sold 1947
YN 63 AN 44 Corkwood Everett-Pacific SB Everett WA 195 1,200 16-May-44 To NDRF 1946
YN 64 AN 45 Cornel Everett-Pacific SB Everett WA 195 1,200 6-Jun-44 To NDRF 1947
YN 65 AN 46 Gingko/Mastic Everett-Pacific SB Everett WA 195 1,200 4-Jul-44 Sold 1947
YN 66 AN 47 Canotia Everett-Pacific SB Everett WA 195 1,200 31-Jul-44 Sold 1947
YN 67 AN 48 Ironwood/Lancewood Pollock-Stockton Stockton CA 195 1,200 18-Oct-43 To France 1947 as Commander Charcot
YN 68 AN 49 Papaya Pollock-Stockton Stockton CA 195 1,200 1-Dec-43 To NDRF 1946
YN 69 AN 50 Royal Palm/Cinnamon Pollock-Stockton Stockton CA 195 1,200 10-Jan-44 To China 1947
YN 70 AN 51 Silver Bell Pollock-Stockton Stockton CA 195 1,200 16-Feb-44 To China 1947
YN 71 AN 52 Snowbell Pollock-Stockton Stockton CA 195 1,200 16-Mar-44 Damaged by typhoon off Okinawa 1946 and scuttled
YN 72 AN 53 Spicewood Pollock-Stockton Stockton CA 195 1,200 7-Apr-44 Sold 1946
YN 73 AN 54 Sumac/Manchineel Pollock-Stockton Stockton CA 195 1,200 26-Apr-44 Sold 1947
YN 74 AN 55 Torchwood Pollock-Stockton Stockton CA 195 1,200 12-May-44 To China 1946
YN 75 AN 56 Tupelo/Winterberry Pollock-Stockton Stockton CA 195 1,200 30-May-44 Sold 1947
YN 76 AN 57 Viburnum Pollock-Stockton Stockton CA 195 1,200 1-Jun-44 Sold 1947, scrapped
YN 77 AN 58 Abele Barbour BW New Bern NC 195 1,200 2-Jun-44 To NDRF 1947
YN 78 AN 59 Balm/Terebinth Barbour BW New Bern NC 195 1,200 5-Aug-44 Sold 1946
YN 79 AN 73 Precept Barbour BW New Bern NC 195 1,200 14-Oct-44 To Britain 1944, returned 1947, sold
YN 80 AN 74 Boxelder Barbour BW New Bern NC 195 1,200 21-Dec-44 To Britain 1944, returned 1947, sold
YN 81 AN 60 Catclaw Snow Shipyards Rockland ME 195 1,200 14-Jan-44 To China 1946
YN 82 AN 61 Chinaberry Snow Shipyards Rockland ME 195 1,200 12-Mar-44 Sold 1950
YN 83 AN 62 Hop Tree Snow Shipyards Rockland ME 195 1,200 18-May-44 Sold 1947
YN 84 AN 63 Whitewood Snow Shipyards Rockland ME 195 1,200 17-Jul-44 Sold 1950, scrapped
YN 85 AN 64 Palo Blanco Snow Shipyards Rockland ME 195 1,200 25-Sep-44 Later ATA 214, sold 1947 as Radnik, sank in storm off Syria 1953
YN 86 AN 65 Palo Verde Snow Shipyards Rockland ME 195 1,200 17-Dec-44 Later ATA 215, lent as The Port of Beaumont 1947, spent a year stuck in ice, sold 1949
YN 87 AN 66 Pinon American C & F Wilmington DE 195 1,200 31-Mar-44 Sold 1946 as Alaska Reefer, lost 1961
YN 88 AN 75 Prefext American C & Wilmington DE 195 1,200 3-Jun-44 To Britain 1944, returned 1947, sold
YN 89 AN 76 Satinwood American C & F Wilmington DE 195 1,200 5-Aug-44 To Britain 1944, returned 1947, John Briscoe 1947, Endeavour 1956, Arctic Endeavour 1962, sank off Newfoundland 1982
YN 90 AN 77 Seagrape American C & F Wilmington DE 195 1,200 30-Sep-44 To Britain 1944, returned 1947, sold
YN 91 AN 67 Shellbark Canulette SB Slidell LA 195 1,200 12-Apr-44 To China 1947
YN 92 AN 68 Silverleaf Canulette SB Slidell LA 195 1,200 26-May-44 Scrapped 1947
YN 93 AN 69 Stagbush Canulette SB Slidell LA 195 1,200 30-Aug-44 Sold 1947, burned 1954
YN 94 AN 70 Allthorn Canulette SB Slidell LA 195 1,200 30-Oct-44 Later ATA 216, sold 1948 as Kara Gay, later El Sol
YN 95 AN 71 Tesota Canulette SB Slidell LA 195 1,200 16-Jan-45 Later ATA 217, sold 1947 as Del Mar, burnt off Mexico 1949
YN 96 AN 72 Yaupon Canulette SB Slidell LA 195 1,200 10-Mar-45 Later ATA 218, scrapped 1947
YN 97 AN 78 Cohoes Commercial IW Portland OR 169 775 23-Mar-45 Scrapped 1973
YN 98 AN 79 Etlah Commercial IW Portland OR 169 775 16-Apr-45 To Dom. Rep. 1976 as Cambiaso (P 207), hulked 1994
YN 99 AN 80 Suncock Commercial IW Portland OR 169 775 5-May-45 To Bureau of Mines 1962 as Grass Valley, scrapped 1971
YN 100 AN 81 Manayunk Commercial IW Portland OR 169 775 25-May-45 To NDRF 1962
YN 101 AN 82 Marietta Commercial IW Portland OR 169 775 22-Jun-45 To Venezuela 1962 as Puerto Santo (H 03)
YN 102 AN 83 Nahant Commercial IW Portland OR 169 775 24-Aug-45 To Uruguay 1968 as Rou-Huracan (BT 30)
YN 103       Commercial IW Portland OR 169 775   Cancelled
YN 104       Commercial IW Portland OR 169 775   Cancelled
YN 105       Commercial IW Portland OR 169 775   Cancelled
YN 106       Commercial IW Portland OR 169 775   Cancelled
YN 107       Commercial IW Portland OR 169 775   Cancelled
YN 108       Commercial IW Portland OR 169 775   Cancelled
YN 109 AN 84 Naubuc Marine I & S Duluth MN 169 775 15-Mar-45 Later YRST 4, scrapped 1975
YN 110 AN 85 Oneota Marine I & S Duluth MN 169 775 1-Apr-45 To NDRF 1962
YN 111 AN 86 Passaconaway Marine I & S Duluth MN 169 775 27-Apr-45 To Dom. Rep. 1976 as Separacion (P 208)
YN 112       Marine I & S Duluth MN 169 775   Cancelled
YN 113 AN 87 Passaic Leathem Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 169 775 6-Mar-45 To Dom. Rep. 1976 as Calderas (P 209)
YN 114 AN 88 Skakamaxon Leathem Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 169 775 5-May-45 To Dept. of Interior 1968
YN 115 AN 89 Tonawanda Leathem Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 169 775 9-May-45 To Haiti 1960 as Jean Jacques Dessalines (MH 101)
YN 116       Leathem Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 169 775   Cancelled
YN 117       Leathem Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 169 775   Cancelled
YN 118       Leathem Smith SB Sturgeon Bay WI 169 775   Cancelled
YN 119 AN 90 Tunxis Zenith Dredge Duluth MN 169 775 28-Mar-45 To Venezuela 1955 as Puerto Nutrias (H 02)
YN 120 AN 91 Waxsaw Zenith Dredge Duluth MN 169 775 6-May-45 To Venezuela 1963 as Puerto Miranda (H 80)
YN 121 AN 92 Yazoo Zenith Dredge Duluth MN 169 775 31-May-45 Scrapped 1975
YN 122       Zenith Dredge Duluth MN 169 775   Cancelled
YN 123       John H. Mathis Camden NJ 169 775   Cancelled
YN 124       John H. Mathis Camden NJ 169 775   Cancelled
YN 125       John H. Mathis Camden NJ 169 775   Cancelled
YN 126       John H. Mathis Camden NJ 169 775   Cancelled
YN 127           169 775   Cancelled
YN 128           169 775   Cancelled
YN 129           169 775   Cancelled
YN 130           169 775   Cancelled
YN 131           169 775   Cancelled
YN 132           169 775   Cancelled
    AN 93   Bethlehem Steel Richmond NY 160 900 1952 To the Netherlands as Cerberus, to Turkey 1970 as AG 6 (P 306), active
    AN 94   Penhoet Saint-Nazaire, France 150 680 1954 To France as Scarabee (A 764), deleted 1987
    AN 95   Penhoet Saint-Nazaire, France 150 680 1954 To France as Grillon (A 763), deleted 1983
    AN 96   Seine Maritime Le Trait, France 150 680 1954 To France as Criquet (A 761), deleted 1987
    AN 97   Seine Maritime Le Trait, France 150 680 1954 To France as Fourmi (A 762), deleted 1988
    AN 98   La Pallice La Rochelle, France 150 680 1954 To France as Cigale (A 760), deleted 1988
    AN 99   Ansaldo Livorno, Italy 150 680 1955 To Italy as Alicudi (A 5304), discarded 1991
    AN 100   Amsaldo Livorno, Italy 150 680 1955 To Italy as Filicudi (A 5305), discarded 1991
    AN 101   Penhoet Saint-Nazaire, France 150 680 1955 To Spain as Ciclope (CR 1)
    AN 102              
    AN 103   Kroger Werft Germany 170 975 1962 To Greece as Thetis (A 307), active
    AN 104   Kroger Werft Germany 170 975 1962 To Turkey as AG 5 (P 305), active
Gate Vessels (YNG)
YNG 1       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941  
YNG 2       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941  
YNG 3       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941  
YNG 4       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941  
YNG 5       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941 Scrapped 1974
YNG 6       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941  
YNG 7       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941 Sold 1947
YNG 8       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941 Sold 1947
YNG 9       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941  
YNG 10       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941  
YNG 11       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941 Disposed of 1966
YNG 12       Dravo Corp. Stockton CA 110 225 1941 Later barge Gold Digger I
YNG 13       Dravo Corp. Stockton CA 110 225 1941 Scrapped 1974
YNG 14       Dravo Corp. Stockton CA 110 225 1941 Later YRST 3
YNG 15       Dravo Corp. Stockton CA 110 225 1941 Scrapped 1974
YNG 16       Moore SB Oakland CA 110 225 1941 Sold 1977
YNG 17       Moore SB Oakland CA 110 225 1941 Reclassified 2007 as IX 539
YNG 18       Moore SB Oakland CA 110 225 1941 Later barge Wynne, now Hightide Barge 18
YNG 19       Kyle & Purdy City Island NY 150 775 1921 Ex-Bayspring (AT 60), sold 1946 
YNG 20       Pusey & Jones Wilmington DE 88 840 1919 Ex-Eider (AM 17), sold 1947
YNG 21       Union IW San Francisco CA 143 450 1917 Ex-Dreadnaught (YT 34), destroyed 1944
YNG 22       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941 Later YFNX 15
YNG 23       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941 Scrapped 1974
YNG 24       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941 To USCG
YNG 25       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941 Scrapped 1974
YNG 26       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941 Scrapped 1974
YNG 27       Dravo Corp. Wilmington DE 110 225 1941 Scrapped 1974
YNG 28       Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 110 225 1941 Scrapped 1975
YNG 29       Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 110 225 1941 Sold 1947
YNG 30       Dravo Corp. Pittsburgh PA 110 225 1941 Later barge Polar Bear
YNG 31           110 225 1942 Sold 1945
YNG 32           110 225 1942 Destroyed 1950
YNG 33           110 225 1942 Ex-YC 732
YNG 34           92 75 1941 Ex-Barge CL132, acquired 1942, to NDRF 1946
YNG 35       Interlake Eng. Cleveland OH 110   1918 Ex-YC 489
YNG 36       Mare Island NSY Vallejo CA 86   1932 Ex-YC 908, later barge Newport
YNG 37       Lynch SB San Diego CA 90   1943 Sold 1947
YNG 38         Newport Bch CA 81   1924 Sold 1946
YNG 39       Equitable Eqpmt New Orleans LA 110 225 1943 Ex-Army Barge 252, sold 1947
YNG 40       Russell Eqpmt Boston MA 110 225 1943 Ex-YC 765, sold 1947, later barge Seneca
YNG 41       Russell Eqpmt Boston MA 110 225 1943 Ex-YC 766, sold 1947, later barge Navajo
YNG 42       Russell Eqpmt Boston MA 110 225 1943 Ex-YF 523, sold 1947
YNG 43       Russell Eqpmt Boston MA 110 225 1943 Ex-YF 528, sold 1947
YNG 45       Weaver SY Orange TX