USS Oneka

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Oneka
(YN-35: 1. 91'; b. 23'; dr. 11')

Oneka (YTB-729) was built in 1939 by Ira S. Bushey & Sons, Ine.~ Brooklyn, N.Y., as the diesel tug Counselor No. 478; acqmred by the Navy in October 1939 by purchase designated YN-35 and named Oneka on 23 August 1940 re-dassified as YNT-3 on 8 April 1942, re-classified as YTB729 on 4 August 1945.

Oneka first served the Navy as a harbor tug assigned to the 10th Naval F)istriet. She was taken out of service in October 1947 at Orange, Texas, where she was laid up until placed baek in service in November 1952. Oneka was then assigned to the Naval Air Station, Pensaeola, Fla., on 26 February

Oneka was placed out of service and sold 11 April 1963 to National Bulk Carriers, Ine., New York, N.Y.