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U S NAVY 4th FLEET AT RECIFE - SHIP INDEX YCK YF YFD YHB YMS YO YR YT YTB

17)YTB 242 UNCAS



View of Uncas at Recife Harbor with the outer quay at the bottom. Photo. www.navsource.org By James Logan


Displacement: 100 tons


Length 100 "


Beam: 25'


Draught: 10'


Speed: 12 kts


Complement: Officers 1 


Enlisted 14


Propulsion: Single Diesel, Single propeller 1,000 SHP


The fourth Uncas (YTB-42)—formerly Susan Moran and Southwind was built at Orange, Tex., by the Levingston Shipbuilding Co. and acquired by the Navy on 21 March 1942. She operated actively as part of the Service Force, Atlantic Fleet, for the duration of World War II. Uncas served under Adm Ingram’s Fourth Fleet based at Recife Brazil.


 

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