|USS Iuka (YTB-819)|
|Name:||USS Iuka (YTB-819)|
|Awarded:||9 August 1971|
|Laid down:||20 September 1972|
|Launched:||12 April 1973|
|Acquired:||17 May 1973|
|Out of service:||1995|
|Struck:||19 October 1995|
|Fate:||Transferred to Other Government Agency 21 March 1996|
|Class & type:||Natick class Large District Harbor Tug|
286 long tons (291 t) (light)|
346 long tons (352 t) (full)
|Length:||108 ft (33 m)|
|Beam:||29 ft (8.8 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 Iuka was awarded 9 August 1971. She was laid down down on 20 September 1972 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 12 April 1973.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Stricken from the Navy List 19 October 1995, Iuka was transferred to Other Government Agency 21 March 1996.
References[edit | edit source]
- "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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