|USS Anoka (YTB-810)|
|Name:||USS Anoka (YTB-810)|
|Awarded:||22 June 1970|
|Builder:||Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI|
|Laid down:||5 October 1970|
|Launched:||15 April 1971|
|Acquired:||31 August 1971|
|Struck:||13 March 2001|
|Fate:||Sold 20 November 2001|
|Class & type:||Natick class Large District Harbor Tug|
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)|
Construction and commissioningEdit
The contract for Anoka was awarded 22 June 1970. She was laid down down on 5 October 1970 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, by Peterson Builders and launched 15 April 1971.
Anoka was assigned to the 5th Naval District and based at Norfolk, Virginia. She spent her entire Navy career operating as a harbor tug in the lower reaches of the Chesapeake Bay and the estuaries that feed the lower bay.
- 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.
- Photo gallery of USS Anoka (YTB-810) at NavSource Naval History
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