|USS Ocala (YTB-805)|
|Name:||USS Ocala (YTB-805)|
|Awarded:||4 March 1969|
|Builder:||Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI|
|Laid down:||20 August 1969|
|Launched:||30 March 1970|
|In service:||19 September 1970|
|Struck:||28 October 1997|
|Fate:||Sold 4 May 2000|
|Class & type:||Natick class Large District Harbor Tug|
282 long tons (287 t) (light)|
341 long tons (346 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 commissioningEdit
The contract for Ocala was awarded dd Mon yyyy. She was laid down down on 20 August 1969 at Sturgeon Bay, WI, by Peterson Builders and launched 30 March 1970.
Placed in service 19 September 1970, Ocala was assigned to the Naval Base at La Maddalena, Italy where she served her whole career.
- 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.
- Photo gallery of USS Ocala (YTB-805) at NavSource Naval History
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