|USS Petalesharo (YTB-832)|
|Name:||USS Petalesharo (YTB-832)|
|Awarded:||5 June 1973|
|Builder:||Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin|
|Laid down:||26 December 1973|
|Launched:||3 October 1974|
|In service:||17 November 1974|
|Struck:||20 July 2007|
|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:||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 Petalesharo was awarded 5 June 1973. She was laid down down on 26 December 1973 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 3 October 1974.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Petalesharo was initially assigned to Naval Station Mayport, Florida. She was overhauled at the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Trident Refit Facility in Kings Bay, Georgia, in 1997 and then transferred to the Naval Support Activity, La Maddalena, Italy. Placed in inactive reserve at SUBRON22, July 1999. Stricken from the Navy List 20 July 2007, ex-Petalesharo was transferred to the Hellenic Navy 10 January 2008.
References[edit | edit source]
- McCord, Monty (2005). I Christen Thee, Nebraska: History of the USS Nebraska And Nebraska Related Naval Ships. Bloomington, Indiana: iUniverse, Inc. p. 130. ISBN 0595366554. http://books.google.com/books?id=H83ONvShh8cC&pg=PA130&lpg=PA130&dq=Petalesharo+YTB-832&source=bl&ots=iATBPhjAOG&sig=D8P_auFsRYaCI2km8s4vyzBCDz8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=n1CHT6z_JoyNigKcxc3-Ag&ved=0CDwQ6AEwBDgK#v=onepage&q=Petalesharo%20YTB-832&f=false.
- "YTB 760 Natick Class". http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/ship/ytb.htm. Retrieved 2012-04-12.
- 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 Petalesharo (YTB-832) at NavSource Naval History
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