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YTB-804 "AHOSKIE"
Pictured as: the Ahoskie (Eastport) Photo courtesy of: Eastport Port Authority

Built in 1970, by Peterson Builders Incorporated of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin (hull #YTB 804) as the YTB-804 (Ahoskie) for the United States Navy.

Her keel was laid down on June 23rd 1969, at Peterson Builders Incorporated of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. She was launched on January 14th, 1970, and delivered to the United States Navy on July 7th 1970.

She placed in service as the YTB-804 (Ahoskie). And allocated to the 6th Naval District at Charleston, South Carolina. On October 10th, 1996 the tug was struck from the Naval Register.

In 1996, she was acquired by the Eastport Port Authority of Eastport, Maine. Where the tug was renamed as the Ahoskie.

She is a single screw tug, rated at 2,000 horsepower.


  • Vessel Name: YTB-804 "AHOSKIE"
  • USCG Doc. No.: 1042423
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • IMO Number: 8980866
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Call Sign: WCX9672
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: YTB 804 #13
  • Ship Builder: Peterson Builders Inc.
  • Year Built: 1970
  • Length: 103.2
  • Hailing Port: EASTPORT, ME.
  • Hull Depth: 16
  • Hull Breadth: 29
  • Gross Tonnage: 196
  • Net Tonnage: 131
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    AHOSKIE
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Navy