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Tuscumbia (YTB-762)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Delta - Sierra - Sierra
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Natick Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid Down, 16 February 1961, by Southern Shipbuilding Corp., Slidell, LA.
  • Launched, 22 August 1961
  • Delivered, 14 November 1961, allocated the 11th Naval District at San Diego, CA.
  • Reassigned to the 14th Naval District, at Pearl Harbor in 1963
  • Reassigned to the 12th Naval District at San Francisco, CA., circa 1978
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, circa July 1994
  • Disposed of by Navy title transfer, 11 September 1995, to the Maritime Administration, National Defense Reserve Fleet
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 283 t.(lt) 356 t.(fl)
    Length 109'
    Beam 31'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel, single screw

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    Tuscumbia 39k Tuscumbia (YTB-762) coming alongside the battleship USS Missouri (BB-63) as the battleship gets underway at Pearl Harbor, 8 May 1986.
    US Navy photo by PH2 Michael D. P. Flynn

    There is no DANFS history for Tuscumbia (YTB-762) available at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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