Allied Warships

USS Abnaki (AT 96)

Fleet tug of the Abnaki class

USS Abnaki. US Navy photo

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFleet tug
PennantAT 96 
Built byCharleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Mar 1942 
Laid down28 Nov 1942 
Launched22 Apr 1943 
Commissioned15 Nov 1943 
End service30 Sep 1978 

Reclassified as fleet ocean tug (ATF-96) on 15 May 1944
Decommissioned on 30 September 1978
Sold to Mexico on 1 September 1978 being renamed Yaqui (A-18)
Stricken on 30 September 1978
As of 2003 Yaqui is still in service


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Notable events involving Abnaki include:

4 Jun 1944
USS Abnaki received orders to tow the captured German U-boat U-505 to Bermuda.

19 Jun 1944

USS Abnaki arrived at Bermuda with the captured German U-boat U-505.

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