Houma (YTB-811)

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Houma (YTB-811)
Houma (YTB-811) assists USS Talbot (DEG-4) into her berth at Naval Station, Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, 14 June 1984.
Awarded: 22 June 1970
Builder: Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI
Laid down: 1 December 1970
Launched: 8 May 1971
In service: 23 September 1971
Struck: 9 November 1999
Fate: Sold 6 March 2003
General characteristics
Class & type: Natick-class large harbor tug
  • 282 long tons (287 t) (light)
  • 344 long tons (350 t) (full)
Length: 109 ft (33 m)
Beam: 31 ft (9.4 m)
Draft: 14 ft (4.3 m)
Speed: 12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)
Complement: 12
Armament: None

Houma (YTB-811) was a United States Navy Natick-class large harbor tug named for Houma, Louisiana.[1]


The contract for Houma was awarded 22 June 1970. She was laid down on 1 December 1970 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, by Peterson Builders and launched 8 May 1971.

Operational history

Delivered to the Navy 23 September 1971, Houma served at Naval Base Roosevelt Roads, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Stricken from the Navy List 9 November 1999, ex-Houma was sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 6 March 2003, to Marine Tug LLC, Falmouth, Maine. Later acquired by McAllister Towing, ex-Houma was renamed Stacy McAllister.[2]


  1. "Houma (YTB-811)". Retrieved 2011-11-21.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Stacy McAllister". Retrieved 2011-11-21.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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