|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 commissioning[edit | edit source]
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.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
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.
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.
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- Photo gallery of USS Anoka (YTB-810) at NavSource Naval History
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