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U.S. NAVY 4th FLEET IN RECIFE - 162 SHIPS

167)YTB192 DISTRICT HARBOR TUG



Photo www.navsource.org  by Darryl Baker. The picture shows one similar tug boat, in this case YT 182  Mawkaw.


Specifications:


Dp. 260’


Length 101'


Beam 28'


Draft 11'


Speed 12 knots


Complement 10


Pessacus (YTB-192), a large harbor tug, was laid down 26 January 1942 by Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Ine., Brooklyn, N.Y.; launched 17 April; completed 30 July; and placed in service 11 August at the New York Navv Yard.


Assigned duties with Commander, Service Force, Atlantic Fleet, Pessacus operated as a tug at Norfolk, Va.; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Reykjavik, Iceland; Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Julianahaab, Greenland; and Recife, Brazil.



 

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