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Tuskegee (YTB-806)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Lima - Alpha - Oscar
NLAO
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Natick Class District Harbor Tug. Large:
  • Laid down, 26 September 1969, at Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI.
  • Launched, 15 April 1970
  • Delivered and placed in service as District Harbor Tug, Large Tuskegee (YTB-806), 2 October 1970
  • Allocated to the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor, HI.
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 26 April 2006
  • Final Disposition, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse or conversion, 11 February 2008
    Specifications:
    Displacement 282 t.(lt) 344 t. (fl)
    Length 109'
    Beam 29'
    Draft 14'
    Speed unknown
    Complement 12
    Armament none
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw

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    Tuskegee 48k Tuskegee (YTB-806) underway, date and location unknown. Stan Svec
    Waxahachie 448k From left to right; Waxahachie (YTB-814), Neodesha (YTB-815), Niantic (YTB-781) and Tuskegee (YTB-806) escort USS Missouri (BB-63) as she arrives at Naval Station Pearl Harbor while enroute to her home port of Naval Station Long Beach, CA., 1 May 1987.
    DVIC photo # DN-SC-92-02606 by OS2 John Bouvia
    Defense Visual Information Center
    Tuskegee 1675k The Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force destroyer JDS Hatsuyuki (DD-122), foreground, and the destroyer USS Leftwich (DD-984) are moored at a pier as the Tuskegee (YTB-806) and another tug maneuver the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force destroyer JDS Hatakaze (DD-171) into her assigned berth at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, HI., 1 April 1989.
    DVIC photo # DN-SC-92-04835 by OS2 John Bouvia
    Defense Visual Information Center
    Tuskegee 1578k Tuskegee (YTB-806) and Niantic (YTB-781) assist USS Ranger (CV-61) while docking at the Naval Supply Center pier at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, HI., 1 June 1991. Ranger was stopping off at Pearl Harbor while en route to her home port after returning from deployment in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm.
    DVIC photo # DN-SC-93-04704 by PH3 Bos
    Defense Visual Information Center
    Waxahachie 1282k Tuskegee (YTB-806) and Waxahachie (YTB-814) assist USS Ranger (CV-61) while docking at Naval Supply Center Pearl Harbor, HI., 1 June 1991. Ranger was stopping off at Pearl Harbor while enroute to her home port after returning from deployment in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm.
    DVIC photo # DN-SC-93-04705 by PH3 Bos
    Defense Visual Information Center
    Tuskegee 1589k Tuskegee (YTB-806) escorts USS Ranger (CV-61) around the north end of Ford Island at Pearl Harbor, HI., 1 June 1991. Ranger was stopping off at Pearl Harbor while en route to her home port after returning from deployment in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm.
    DVIC photo # DN-SC-93-04702 by PH3 Bos
    Defense Visual Information Center
    Tuskegee 1453k Tuskegee (YTB-806) and Waxahachie (YTB-814) escort USS Ranger (CV-61) in preparation for assisting the aircraft carrier while docking at Naval Supply Center Pearl Harbor, HI., 1 June 1991. Ranger was stopping off at Pearl Harbor while enroute to her home port after returning from deployment in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm.
    DVIC photo # DN-SC-93-04712 by PH3 Bos
    Defense Visual Information Center
    Tuskegee 1707k Tuskegee (YTB-806) escorts USS Ranger (CV-61) down the north channel at Pearl Harbor in preparation for assisting the aircraft carrier in docking at the Naval Station, 1 June 1991. The Army vehicle landing ship CW3 Harold C. Clinger (LSV-2) is in the background. Ranger was stopping off at Pearl Harbor while en route to her home port after returning from deployment in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Storm.
    DVIC photo # DN-SC-93-04711 by PH3 Bos
    Defense Visual Information Center
    Tuskegee 2117k Tuskegee (YTB-806) and Niantic (YTB-781) come alongside USS Ranger (CV-61) in preparation for docking at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, HI., 2 July 1992.
    DVIC photo # DN-SC-93-01237 by PH3 Bos
    Defense Visual Information Center

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