USCG Wire - WYTL 65612
USCG Wire - WYTL 65612 seen here on the Hudson River - 22nd April 2008. Photographed from Pier 84, Manhattan, New York.
She is a Coast Guard Harbour Tug, built by Barbour Boat Works in 1963.and is based in Saugerties, NY.
Length: 65 feet
Beam: 16 feet
Displacement: 72 tons
Power Plant: upgrading to 500 HP
The primary activities of these small harbor tugs are domestic icebreaking, port security, search and rescue, and law enforcement operations in rivers and near shore areas.