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Neodesha (YTB-815)
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Neodesha (YTB-815) approaches the USS Arizona (BB-39) Memorial at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1984.
Awarded: 22 June 1970
Builder: Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI
Laid down: 10 May 1971
Launched: 6 October 1971
Acquired: 2 January 1971
Reclassified: IX-540 3 August 2007
Status: Active
General characteristics
Class & type: Natick-class large harbor tug
Displacement: 282 long tons (287 t) (light)
344 long tons (350 t) (full)
Length: 109 ft (33 m)
Beam: 31 ft (9.4 m)
Draft: 14 ft (4.3 m)
Speed: 12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)
Complement: 12
Armament: None

Neodesha (YTB-815) was a United States Navy Natick-class large harbor tug.[1]

Construction[edit | edit source]

The contract for Neodesha was awarded on 22 June 1970. She was laid down on 10 May 1971 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, by Peterson Builders and launched 6 October 1971.

Operational history[edit | edit source]

Neodesha served the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor, HI.

On 3 August 2007 she was reclassified as an unclassified miscellaneous vessel, given the hull number IX-540. Neodesha is assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit One as a non-operational training hulk.

References[edit | edit source]

  • This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entries can be found here and here.

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