|USS Dahlonega (YTB-770)|
Dahlonega (YTB-770) underway off the end of Pier 12 at NOB Norfolk, VA., 1 March 1989.
|Name:||USS Dahlonega (YTB-770)|
|Awarded:||18 January 1963|
|Builder:||Mobile Ship Repair|
|Laid down:||4 November 1963|
|Launched:||23 March 1964|
|Acquired:||4 August 1964|
|Struck:||13 March 2001|
|Fate:||Sold and renamed Jeffrey McAllister|
|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 engine, single screw|
|Speed:||12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)|
Construction and commissioning[edit | edit source]
The contract for Dahlonega was awarded 18 January 1963. She was laid down down on 4 November 1963 at Mobile, Alabama, by Mobile Ship Repair and launched 23 March 1964.
Operational History[edit | edit source]
Dahlonega was placed in service in the 5th Naval District, at Norfolk, Virginia. She served there until she was stricken from the Navy List 12 March 2001. Ex-Dahlonega was sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service 16 July 2001 to McAllister Towing for $141,000 and renamed Jeffrey McAllister.
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 entry can be found here.
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- Photo gallery of USS Dahlonega (YTB-770) at NavSource Naval History
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