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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
Propulsion coal fired steam engine, 450shp, single propeller
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 30 June 2006
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