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Mascoutah (YTM-760)
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Mascoutah (YTB-772) (1964 - 1965)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Oscar - Uniform - Victor
NOUV
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Mascoutah Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Built by Jakobson Shipyard, Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY (YN 420)
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, 22 July 1964
  • Delivered and placed in service, 11 October 1964
  • Initially assigned to the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA
  • Reclassified Medium Harbor Tug YTM-760, September 1965
  • Reassigned to the 4th Naval District at Philadelphia, PA, in the summer of 1966
  • Placed out of service and transferred to the Maritime Administration, 15 June 1986
  • Sold merchant as Canadian-flag tug Eddie Mac I (C813993), date unknown
  • Resold to Atlantic Towing Limited, Saint John, NB, renamed Atlantic Aspen, 2009
  • Currently active in Canadian waters
    Specifications:
    Displacement 205 tons (fl)
    Length 85'
    Beam 24'
    Draft 11'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw

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    Mascoutah (YTB-772)
    Mascoutah 60k Mascoutah (YTB-772) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec
    Mascoutah (YTM-760)
    Mascoutah 66k Mascoutah (YTM-760) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec
    Mascoutah 201k Mascoutah (YTM-760) moored at Philadelphia Navy Yard, 06 October 1973. Menhasha (YTM-761) is moored at right.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH79040, courtesy C.C. Wright, 1974
    Mike Green
    Mascoutah 154k Mascoutah (YTM-760) view of the bridge, showing her folding mast, taken at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, 06 October 1973.
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH79041, courtesy C.C. Wright, 1974
    Mike Green
    Mascoutah 73k Mascoutah (YTM-760) underway on the Delaware River, 25 June 1980. Photo courtesy National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors, contributed by Bill Mozinga. Robert Hurst

    Mascoutah (YTB-772 / YTM-760)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    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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