Petalesharo (YTB-832)

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Petalesharo (YTB-832)
US Navy 070728-N-0613S-015 Sailors assigned to the USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) await the arrival of guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) for a voyage repair availability period.jpg
Petalesharo (YTB-832) assists the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG-80) into her berth alongside the forward-deployed destroyer tender USS Emory S. Land (AS-39) at La Maddalena, Italy
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
General characteristics
Class and type: Natick-class large 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)
Complement: 12
Armament: None

Petalesharo (YTB-832) is a United States Navy Natick-class large harbor tug.[1] Petalesharo is named for Pawnee Chief Petalesharo.[2]


The contract for Petalesharo was awarded 5 June 1973. She was laid down on 26 December 1973 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 3 October 1974.

Operational history[edit]

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.[3] Placed in inactive reserve at SUBRON22, July 1999.[2] Stricken from the Navy List 20 July 2007, ex-Petalesharo was transferred to the Hellenic Navy 10 January 2008.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Petalesharo (YTB-832)". Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  2. ^ a b 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. 
  3. ^ "YTB 760 Natick Class". Retrieved 2012-04-12. 

External links[edit]

  • Photo gallery of Petalesharo (YTB-832) at NavSource Naval History