USS Wannalancet (YTB-385)

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History
United States
Name: USS Wannalancet
Namesake: A variant spelling of Wonalancet (ca. 1619-1697), a leader of the Penacook Indian Confederacy
Builder: Ira S. Bushey and Sons, Brooklyn, New York
Launched: 12 January 1944
Completed: May 1944
Decommissioned: March 1946
Reclassified: Medium harbor tug (YTM-384) February 1962
Fate: Transferred to Venezuela January 1963
General characteristics
Class and type: Pessacus-class harbor tug
Displacement: 218 tons
Length: 101 ft (31 m)
Beam: 25 ft (7.6 m)
Draft: 10 ft (3.0 m)
Speed: 12 knots
Complement: 10

USS Wannalancet (YTB-385), projected as YT-385, later YTM-385, was a United States Navy harbor tug in commission from 1944 to 1946.

Wannalancet was launched as a harbor tug designated YT-385 on 12 January 1944 by Ira S. Bushey and Sons at Brooklyn, New York. Her class of tugs was reclassified as large harbor tugs and given "YTB" hull classifications before she was completed, and she was designated YTB-385 by the time she was completed in May 1944.

Assigned to Service Force, United States Pacific Fleet, soon thereafter, Wannalancet operated in support of the fleet during World War II.

Wannalancet was placed in reserve in March 1946 at San Diego, California. She was reclassified as a medium harbor tug and redesignated YTM-385 in February 1962 while in reserve.

Wannalancet was transferred, on loan, to Venezuela in January 1963. Renamed Fabrio Gallipoli (R-14), she served with the Venezuelan Navy until the late 1970s. She was slated for sale as of November 1978.

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