|USS Hyannis (YTB-817)|
|Awarded:||9 August 1971|
|Laid down:||12 July 1972|
|Launched:||15 March 1973|
|Acquired:||17 May 1973|
|Out of service:||1997|
|Struck:||21 August 1997|
Transferred to USFWS|
17 October 1997
|Class & type:||Natick class Large District Harbor Tug|
286 long tons (291 t) (light)|
346 long tons (352 t) (full)
|Length:||109 ft (33 m)|
|Beam:||31 ft (9.4 m)|
|Draft:||14 ft (4.3 m)|
|Propulsion:||One diesel propulsion engine, 2000 HP|
|Speed:||12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)|
Construction and commissioning[edit | edit source]
The contract for Hyannis was awarded 9 August 1971. She was laid down down on 12 July 1972 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 15 March 1973.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Stricken from the Navy List 21 August 1997, Hyannis was transferred to the United States Fish & Wildlife Service at Midway Island and renamed the Constant II. In 2006 she was sold and renamed the Sea-Link Pusher.
References[edit | edit source]
- Polmar, Norman (2005). The Naval Institute Guide To The Ships And Aircraft Of The U.S. Fleet. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. p. 344. ISBN 1591146852. http://books.google.com/?id=8MwyTX-iA2wC&pg=PA343&lpg=PA343&dq=Negwagon+ytb-834#v=onepage&q=Negwagon%20ytb-834&f=false.
- "Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette WI". shipbuildinghistory.com. http://shipbuildinghistory.com/history/shipyards/2large/active/marinette.htm. Retrieved 2011-11-28.
- 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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