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Anoka (YTB-810)

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

National Defense Service Medal

Natick Class District Harbor Tug. Large:
  • Laid down, 5 October 1970, at Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI.
  • Launched, 15 April 1971
  • Delivered, 31 August 1971 and placed in service as Anoka (YTB-810)
  • Allocated the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA.
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 13 March 2001
  • Final Disposition, disposed of, sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 20 November 2001, to McAllister Towing, renamed Missy McAllister
    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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    Anoka 26k Anoka (YTB-810) underway near her builders yard at Sturgeon Bay, WI., circa August 1971.
    Photo, Paul Smith, Courtesy Peterson Builders.
    Tommy Trampp
    Anoka 199k Anoka (YTB-810) moored at Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Va., date unknown. In the background is YO-113 and USS Nashville (LPD-13)
    US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec
    Anoka 41k Anoka (YTB-810) underway in Hampton Roads, circa 1974. Photo by Terrence Wright USCGC Ingham
    Anoka 85k Anoka (YTB-810) underway in Hampton Roads, date unknown.
    US Navy photo.
    Birk I Thomas, Administrator,
    Anoka 70k Anoka (YTB-810) underway in Hampton Roads, date unknown.
    US Navy photo.
    Birk I Thomas, Administrator,
    Commercial Service
    Anoka 58k Ex-Anoka (YTB-810) underway as the McAllister Towing tug Missy McAllister, date and location unknown. Birk I Thomas, Administrator,

    Anoka (YTB-810)
    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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