Nianic I YTB-781


Niantic I
(YTB-781: dp. 283 (1.); 1. 109'; b. 31'; dr. 14'; s. 12k.; cpl.12; cl. Natick)

Niantic (YTB-781) was laid down 10 December 1964 bY the Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, Wise.; launched, without ceremony, 7 September 1965, and placed in service in the 14th Naval District in June 1966. Assigned to the 14th Naval District, headquartered at Pearl Harbor, large harbor tug Niantic has performed the seemingly mundane, but very necessary duties of her type in the crowded waters of Hawali into 1970.