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Alamuchee

An Indian word, possibly an alternative rendering of Alamuchee, the name of a former Choctaw town in Kemper County, Miss., near the Tombigbee River.

(YTB-228: dp. 410; 1. 110'0"; b. 27'0" dr. 11'4"; s. 12 k.; cpl. 12;
a. 2 .50-car. mg.; cl. Cahto)

Alamuchee (YT13 228) was laid down on 3 July 1944 at Camden N.J., by the Mathis Yacht Building Co., Iaunched on 12 February 1945, and placed in service on 4 May 1945.

The large harbor tug was assigned to the 8th Naval District and spent the next 15 years operating at New Orleans, La. Her name was struck from the Navy list m April 1960, and she was transferred to the state of Louisiana in August of that year. She was operated by the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans as a firefighting tug until 1965. The tug was sold at public auction by the Louisiana government to Mr. George W. Whiteman on 9 August 1965.