|USS Mascoutah (YTB-772)|
|Name:||USS Mascoutah (YTB-772)|
|Awarded:||25 June 1963a|
|Builder:||Jakobson Shipyard, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York|
|Launched:||22 July 1964|
|Sponsored by:||Mrs. E. D. Kimball|
|Reclassified:||YTM-760 September 1965|
|Class & type:||Natick class Large District Harbor Tug|
|Displacement:||205 long tons (208 t) (full)|
|Length:||85 ft (26 m)|
|Beam:||24 ft (7.3 m)|
|Draft:||11 ft (3.4 m)|
|Speed:||12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)|
Construction and commissioning[edit | edit source]
The contract for Mascoutah was awarded 25 June 1963a. She was laid down down date unknown at Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, by Jakobson Shipyard and launched 22 July 1964. Her sponsor was Mrs. E. D. Kimball
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Mascoutah was initially assigned to duty in the 5th Naval District, Norfolk, Virginia. Reclassified YTM‑760 in September 1965, she served out of Norfolk until the summer of 1966 when she arrived in Philadelphia for duty in the 4th Naval District.
On 15 June 1986, Mascoutah was placed out of service and transferred to the Maritime Administration. Other sources indicate that Mascoutah was transferred to the National Defense Reserve Fleet in 1986, St. Lawrence SDC in 1989, sold as Eddie Mac I, and is now Atlantic Aspen.
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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 Mascoutah (YTB-772) at NavSource Naval History
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