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Reindeer

 

Antlered deer found in northern regions of Europe, Asia, and America.

 

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(YT - 115: displacement 270; length 946; beam 249; draft 1111; speed 12 knots)

 

Reindeer (YT-115), a coal-burning harbor tug that developed 450 horsepower, was built in 1920 for the U.S. Shipping Board by Chance Marine Construction Co., Eastport, Md.

 

Taken over from the Shipping Board 9 December 1929 at Norfolk, Va., she was allocated to the 5th Naval District. Through her active naval career she provided harbor tug service in the port of Norfolk. She was redesignated YTM-115, medium harbor tug, 15 May 1944.

 

Placed out of service at Little Creek, Va., 9 June 1945, she was struck from the Navy list 25 July 1945 and transferred to the Maritime Commission 17 January 1947 for disposal.



23 September 2005