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Ottumwa

 

Towns in Iowa and South Dakota.

 

(YTB–761: dp. 283; l. 109’; b. 31’; dr. 14’; s. 12 k.; cpl. 12; cl. Natick)

 

Ottumwa (YTB–761) was laid down as a large harbor tug in December 1960; designated 25 April 1961; launched the following month; and completed in October 1961.

 

First assigned duty in the 14th Naval District, she took up and ably performed the vast array of tasks appropriate to tugs at Pearl Harbor. She continues active at Pearl Harbor into 1970.