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Neodesha (YTB 815)

- later IX 540 -


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One of the NATICK - class large harbor tugs, the NEODESHA is based at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hi. On August 3, 2007, she was reclassified as IX 540 and assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit One at Pearl Harbor serving as a salvage training hulk.

General Characteristics:Awarded: June 22, 1970
Keel laid: May 10, 1971
Launched: October 6, 1971
Delivered: January 2, 1972
Builder: Peterson Shipbuilders, Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
Propulsion system: one diesel propulsion engine, 2000 HP
Propellers: one
Length: 109 feet (33.2 meters)
Beam: 29 feet (8.8 meters)
Draft: 13 feet (3.95 meters)
Displacement: approx. 356 tons
Speed: 12 knots
Armament: none
Homeport: Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Crew: 12


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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard NEODESHA. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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