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YTB-500 "CHONONAGA"

Built in 1944 by the Luders Marine Construction Company of Stamford, Connecticut as the YTB-500 "Chononaga" for the United States Navy.

The tug's Navy designation was later changed to YTM-766.

In 1975, she was acquired by the D and V Boat Company of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug was renamed as the Double Eagle. At that time, she was rebuilt with twin-screw propulsion.

She was later acquired by Lind Marine Incorporated of Petaluma, California. Where the tug was renamed as the Michael Lind.

The tug was later acquired by the Salt River Construction Corporation of Corte Madera, California. Where her name was reverted to Double Eagle.


  • Vessel Name: YTB-500 "CHONONAGA"
  • USCG Doc. No.: 584534
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted, Registry
  • Call Sign: WYE6617
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Ship Builder: LUDERS MARINE CONST CO
  • Year Built: 1944
  • Length: 94.0
  • Hailing Port: SAN FRANCISCO CA
  • Hull Depth: 11.1
  • Hull Breadth: 24.9
  • Gross Tonnage: 147
  • Net Tonnage: 100
  • Owner:
    SALT RIVER CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION
    5643 PARADISE DR SUITE 8
    CORTE MADERA, CA 94925
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    YTB-500 "Chononaga", YTM-566, Double Eagle, Michael Lind
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Navy, D and V Boat Company, Lind Marine Incorporated