USS Mascoutah (YTB-772)

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Name: USS Mascoutah (YTB-772)
Builder: Jakobson Shipyard, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York
Launched: 22 July 1964
Sponsored by: Mrs. E. D. Kimball
General characteristics
Class and type: Natick-class tugboat
Displacement: 283 long tons (288 t)
Length: 109 ft (33 m)
Beam: 31 ft (9.4 m)
Draft: 14 ft (4.3 m)
Speed: 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)
Complement: 12
Armament: None

USS Mascoutah (YTB-772) was launched by Jakobson Shipyard, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, 22 July 1964, sponsored by Mrs. E. D. Kimball.

Placed in service the following month, Mascoutah steamed to Norfolk, VA for duty in the 5th Naval District. Reclassified YTM‑760 in September 1965, she served out of Norfolk until the summer of 1966, when she arrived in Philadelphia for duty in the 4th Naval District. There, into 1969, she has continued to perform the vital duties of a Navy tug with quiet efficiency.