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Petalesharo (YTB-832)

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

National Defense Service Medal

Natick Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, 26 December 1973, at Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, WI.
  • Launched, 3 October 1974
  • Delivered to the Navy in 17 November 1974 and placed in service as Petalesharo (YTB-832)
  • Allocated to Naval Support Activity, La Maddalena, Italy, date unknown
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 20 July 2007
  • Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), Foreign Military Sale or Lease to Greece in January 2008, renamed HS Atlas (A 430)
    Displacement 286 t.(lt) 346 t.(fl)
    Length 100'
    Beam 29'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw

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    Petalesharo 648k Petalesharo (YTB-832) assists the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG-80) into her berth alongside the forward-deployed destroyer tender USS Emory S. Land (AS-39) at La Maddalena, Italy for a voyage repair availability period, 28 July 2007.
    US Navy photo # 070728-N-0613S-015 LA MADDALENA, Italy (July 28, 2007) by MCSN Samantha Stark.
    US Navy Newsstand
    Emory S Land 648k Petalesharo (YTB-832) and Negwagon (YTB-834) and assist USS Emory S. Land (AS-39) as she departs her homeport in Italy for the final time on 29 September 2007. USS Emory S. Land left after eight years of providing mobile fleet support to submarines and surface ships in the 6th Fleet area of responsibility.
    US Navy photo # 070929-N-2566U-001 LA MADDALENA, Italy (Sept. 29, 2007) by MC2 Jesus Uranga.
    Lee Wahler
    Petalesharo 68k Petalesharo (YTB-832) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial
    Stan Svec

    There is no DANFS history for Petalesharo (YTB-832) 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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