Itara, a 237-ton harbor tug, was built at Morris Heights, New York. Placed in service in December 1944, she served for decades in the Norfolk, Virginia, area. Itara was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register in March 1982.
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Photo #: 80-G-387418
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Arriving at the Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Virginia, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with President Harry S. Truman and his party on board, 19 September 1947. She is manning the rails in his honor.
USS Itara (YTB-391) is pushing on the battleship's port bow.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Online Image: 66KB; 740 x 615 pixels
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12 January 1999