USS Hatak (YT-219)

Name: USS Hatak (YTB-219)
Builder: Greenport Basin and Construction Company, Long Island, NY
Launched: 22 July 1944
Sponsored by: Mrs. B. L. Lea
Acquired: 22 July 1944
Struck: 27 June 1957
Fate: Sold, date unknown, to McAllister Towing and Transportation of New York, renamed Jane McAllister
General characteristics
Class & type: Cahto-class district harbor tug
Displacement: 410 long tons (417 t)
Length: 110 ft 0 in (33.53 m)
Beam: 27 ft 0 in (8.23 m)
Draft: 11 ft 4 in (3.45 m)
Speed: 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)
Complement: 12
Armament: 2 × .50-caliber machine guns

Hatak (YTB-219), a wooden tug, was originally designated YT-219 and built by Greenport Basin and Construction Company, Long Island, New York; launched 22 July 1944, Mrs. B. L. Lea as sponsor; and placed in service as YTB-219, 18 December 1944.

Service history

After fitting out at New York Navy Yard, Hatak proceeded to report to the 5th Naval District for duty in January 1945. She remained in the Norfolk area as a tugboat until struck from the Navy List 27 June 1957.


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