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  2. Hoga (YT-146) - Wikipedia

    Hoga (YT-146/YTB-146/YTM-146) is a United States Navy Woban -class district harbor tug named after the Sioux Indian word for "fish." After World War II, the tug was known as Port of Oakland and then City of Oakland when she was a fireboat in Oakland, California . Authorized on 18 June 1940, she was built by the Consolidated Shipbuilding Corporation in Morris Heights, New York.

  3. USS Hoga (YT-146) is best known for her actions during the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941. Getting underway within 10 minutes after the first Japanese bombs fell, she went to work rescuing sailors in the water, fighting fires, and pulling ships out of harm’s way.

  4. The United States Navy yard tug Hoga (YT 146) is typical of hundreds of World War II-era naval service craft. Hoga was placed into service with the U.S. Navy on May 22, 1941, and allocated to the 14 th Naval District at the Naval Station in Pearl Harbor. Hoga is well known for her actions in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. While not engaged in combatting the Japanese during the attack, the yard craft performed heroic service.

  5. USS Hoga (YT-146) - Encyclopedia of Arkansas

    The USS Hoga (YT-146) is a Woban -class District Harbor Tug built in 1940. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1989 in recognition of actions during the December 7, 1941, Japanese attack on the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It later served as a fireboat, called the City of Oakland, in California before becoming part of the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in North Little Rock (Pulaski County) in 2015.

  6. Ships of Pearl Harbor: USS Hoga - Pearl Harbor

    USS Hoga (YT-146) isn’t particularly well-known among the ships that were based at Pearl Harbor at the time of the attack on December 7, 1941. The much-larger battleships, with their thousands of crewmen, were the primary targets for the Imperial Japanese Navy. But Hoga was there, and she sprang into action in the midst of the chaos.

  7. Pearl Harbor Survivor: Tugboat ex-USS Hoga (YT 146)

    Hoga was dispatched to aid the battleship. With the assistance of another tug, the massive Nevada was refloated and moved to a more secure position where she would not sink in the channel. Hoga was fitted with firefighting gear, which enabled her to battle the fires on Nevada. For the next 2 days, she continued to fight fires along Battleship Row, and following that assisted with the ongoing cleanup of the battle-scarred Navy base.

  8. Dockside Classic: YT-146Hoga” – A Small but Historically Significant Boat By tbm3fan – Posted on August 1, 2018 Here we have a small forlorn, weather beaten and rusty boat next to some big ships since 1996. Much like our Curbside Classics abandoned behind an old building. Ah, but that would be deceiving as she has quite a history.

  9. Hoga (YT-146) - Wikiwand

    Placed in service on 22 May 1941 at Norfolk, Virginia, Hoga was assigned to the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor. She made the trip there by way of the Panama Canal, San Diego, and San Pedro. At Pearl Harbor, Hoga was berthed at the Yard Craft Dock, and worked moving cargo lighters and assisting ships in and out of berths.

  10. Harbor Tug (YT) - NavSource

    Hoga (YT-146) and USS Avocet assist USS Nevada aground and burning off Waipio Point, after the end of the Japanese air raid at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941. National Archives photo 80-G-32020: NHHC: 013940b: 60: Hoga (YT-146) is alongside USS Arizona sunk and burning after the Japanese attack, 7 December 1941. Her forward magazines had exploded when she was hit by a Japanese bomb, resulting in the collapse of structure below her two forward turrets and superstructure.