USS Sikis

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(YTB-639: dp. 310 (f.); 1. 100'0", b. 25'0"; dr. 97'
(f.); s 12 k. (tl.); cpl. 10; cl. Hisada)

Sikis (YTB-539), a large harbor tug, was constructed in 1944 by the Consolidated Shipbuilding Corp. of Morris Heights, N.Y.

Since her acquisition by the Navy, Sikis has served in the 11th Naval District on the southwestern coast of the United States into January 1974. She was redesignated a medium harbor tug in February 1962.