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Iuka (YTB-819)

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

National Defense Service Medal

Natick Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, 20 September 1972, at Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, WI.
  • Launched, 12 March 1972
  • Delivered, 26 July 1973
  • Placed in service as Iuka (YTB-819), date and location unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 19 October 1995
  • Final Disposition, disposed of sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 21 March 1996, fate unknown
    Displacement 286 t.(lt) 346 t.(fl)
    Length 108'
    Beam 29'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw

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    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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