|USS Neodesha (YTB-815)|
|Name:||USS Neodesha (YTB-815)|
|Awarded:||22 June 1970|
|Builder:||Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI|
|Laid down:||10 May 1971|
|Launched:||6 October 1971|
|Acquired:||2 January 1971|
|Reclassified:||IX-540 3 August 2007|
|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 Neodesha was awarded on 22 June 1970. She was laid down down on 10 May 1971 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, by Peterson Builders and launched 6 October 1971.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Neodesha served the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor, HI.
On 3 August 2007 she was reclassified as an unclassified miscellaneous vessel, given the hull number IX-540. Neodesha is assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit One as a non-operational training hulk.
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 entries can be found here and here.
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- Photo gallery of USS Neodesha (YTB-815) at NavSource Naval History
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