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Shabonee (YTB-833)

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

National Defense Service Medal

Natick Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, 12 June 1974, at Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, WI.
  • Launched, 24 October 1974
  • Delivered to the Navy, 16 December 1974 and placed in service as Shabonee (YTB-833)
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, 16 February 2002
  • Acquired by McAllister Towing and Transportation Co., renamed Daniel McAllister
  • Current Disposition, active in commercial service
    Displacement 286 t.(lt) 356 t.(fl)
    Length 109'
    Beam 31'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament unknown
    one Fairbanks Morse Diesel engine, 2,000hp
    single propeller
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    Shabonee (YTB-833)
    Shabonee 85k Shabonee (YTB-833) moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    Photo courtesy Birk I. Thomas, Tug Boat Information web site
    Tommy Trampp
    Clark 110k Shabonee (YTB-833) assists the guided missile frigate USS Clark (FFG-11) into her berth, 1 April 1993, at Naval Station Mayport, FL..
    U.S. Navy photo # DN-SC-93-03763 by OS2 John Bouvia
    Defense Imagery
    Shabonee 81k Shabonee (YTB-833) underway in the harbor at Naval Station Mayport, Fl., 20 August 1994. USS Saratoga (CVA-60), in the background, was decommissioned on that day.
    US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec
    Commercial Service
    Shabonee 61k Ex-Shabonee (YTB-833) underway, date and location unknown, while in the service of McAllister Towing and Transportation Co. as the tug Daniel McAllister
    Photo courtesy Birk I. Thomas, Tug Boat Information web site
    Tommy Trampp

    Shabonee (YTB-833)
    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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