Dekaury, a 260-ton harbor tug built at Jacksonville, Florida, was placed in service in early 1943. Initially assigned to the First Naval District, in New England, she was reclassified YTB-178 in May 1944. In 1946, she was transferred to the 12th Naval District, in the San Francisco Bay area. Laid up in 1947-50, Dekaury was returned to service at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard in September 1950 and remained active into the 1980s. Reclassified YTM-178 in the 1960s, she was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register in September 1985.
Sea - Fireboats, Sea - Tugboats
After her time in the Navy she became the fire boat for the port of Stockton, California. And recently returned to San Francisco Bay.