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Hyannis (YTB-817)

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

National Defense Service Medal

Natick Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, 12 July 1972, at Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, WI.
  • Launched, 15 March 1973
  • Delivered, 17 May 1973
  • Placed in service as Hyannis (YTB-817), date and location unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 21 August 1997
  • Transferred to the US Fish and Wildlife Service in 1997, at Midway Island, renamed Constant II
  • Sold commercial in 2006, renamed Sea-Link Pusher, reflagged Canadian
  • Current Disposition, active
    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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    299k USS Salvor (ARS-52) underway, 10 January 1986, with four vessels in tow. Salvor is towing two decommissioned Auxiliary Ocean Tugs (ATA)s, the Large Harbor Tug Hyannis (YTB-817) and a commercial tug.
    US National Archives photo #'s DN-SC-90-01701 and DN-SC-90-01704
    Hyannis 34k Ex-Hyannis (YTB-817) underway while in commercial service as the Van Isle Barge Services tub Sea-Link Pusher on the Fraser River with ATB barge VanIsle Link September 2008. Photo from  

    There is no DANFS history for Hyannis (YTB-817) available at NavSource
    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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