USS Narkeeta (YT-133)

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USS Narkeeta (YT-133).jpg
From left to right; Wahneta (YT-134), Narkeeta (YT-133) and Self-propelled Garbage Lighter YG-21
History
Name: USS Narkeeta
Builder: Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Laid down: 29 September 1938
Launched: 4 May 1939
Commissioned: 16 June 1939
Reclassified: YTM–133, 15 May 1944
Struck: 21 November 1946
Fate: Transferred to Maritime Commission for disposal, 2 June 1947
General characteristics
Type: Tugboat
Displacement: 258 long tons (262 t)
Length: 100 ft (30 m)
Beam: 25 ft 1 in (7.65 m)
Draft: 7 ft 9 in (2.36 m)

The second USS Narkeeta (YT-133) was a Harbor Tug, laid down on 29 September 1938 at the Naval Shipyard, Mare Island, California; launched on 4 May 1939; and placed in service on 16 June 1939.

For a little over seven years Narkeeta performed the necessary services of her type, tugging, towing, and firefighting, for the 11th Naval District. Redesignated Medium Harbor Tug, YTM–133, on 15 May 1944, she was declared surplus to Navy needs after World War II and struck from the Navy List on 21 November 1946. On 2 June 1947 she was transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal.

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This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.

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