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USS Wakonda (YTB-528)
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Name: USS Wakonda
Namesake: "Wakonda", A term used by Native Americans of the Sioux family when praying, and also applied by them to objects or phenomena regarded as sacred or mysterious
Builder: Gibbs Gas Engine Company, Jacksonville, Florida (planned)
Laid down: Never
Notes: Construction contract cancelled October 1945
General characteristics
Class & type: Hisada-class tug
Displacement: 310 tons (full)
Length: 101 ft 0 in (30.78 m)
Beam: 28 ft 0 in (8.53 m)
Draft: 9 ft 7 in (2.92 m)
Speed: 12 knots
Complement: 10

USS Wakonda (YTB-528) was a large yard tug proposed for the United States Navy that was not built.

Wakonda was a Hisada-class large yard tug slated to be built at Jacksonville, Florida, by the Gibbs Gas Engine Company, but the contract for her construction was cancelled in October 1945.


This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships.

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