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Reindeer (YT-115 / YTM-115)

District Harbor Tug:
  • Built in 1920 as the tug Reindeer for the United States Shipping Board (USSB) by Chance Marine Construction Co., Eastport, MD.
  • Launched (date unknown)
  • Acquired by the Navy, 9 December 1929, from the USSB, at Norfolk, VA.
  • Placed in service as Reindeer (YT-115) in 1929
  • Redesignated District Harbor Tug, Medium, 15 May 1944
  • Placed out of service, 9 June 1945, Little Creek, VA.
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 25 July 1945
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 17 January 1947, for disposal
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 270 t.
    Length 94' 6"
    Beam 24' 9"
    Draft 11' 11"
    Speed 12 kts
    Complement unknown
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion coal fired steam engine, 450shp, single propeller

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