|USS Accomac (YTB-812)|
USS Accomac (YTB-812) from the pier at NAS Almeda, California.
|Career (United States of America)|
|Owner:||United States Navy|
|Awarded:||22 June 1970|
|Builder:||Peterson Builders Inc.|
|Laid down:||12 January 1971|
|Launched:||8 June 1971|
|Struck:||23 March 2012|
|Class & type:||Natick-class Large District Harbor Tug|
283 long tons (288 t) (light)|
356 long tons (362 t) (full)
|Length:||109 ft (33 m)|
|Beam:||31 ft (9.4 m)|
|Draft:||14 ft (4.3 m)|
|Propulsion:||Diesel, single screw|
|Speed:||12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)|
Construction and commissioning[edit | edit source]
The contract for Accomac was awarded 22 June 1970. She was laid down down on 12 January 1971 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, by Peterson Builders and launched 8 June 1971.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Delivered to the Navy on 17 November 1971 and placed in service during December 1971, Accomac began duty in the 12th Naval District sometime in 1972. She served with Naval Region Northwest for the duration of her career. Stricken from the Navy List 23 March 2012, ex-Accomac awaits disposal.
References[edit | edit source]
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entry can be found here.
[edit | edit source]
- Photo gallery of USS Accomac (YTB-812) at NavSource Naval History
- "YTB-812 Large Harbor Tug". http://gsaauctions.gov/gsaauctions/aucdsclnk?sl=31QSCI13193003.
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