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Catahecassa (YTB-828)
Career (United States of America)
Awarded: 5 June 1973
Builder: Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin
Laid down: 8 October 1973
Launched: 29 May 1974
In service: 16 August 1974
Struck: 27 September 2011
Status: Awaiting disposal
General characteristics
Class & type: Natick-class large harbor tug
Displacement: 286 long tons (291 t) (light)
346 long tons (352 t) (full)
Length: 101 ft (31 m)
Beam: 31 ft (9.4 m)
Draft: 14 ft (4.3 m)
Speed: 12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)
Complement: 12
Armament: None

Catahecassa (YTB-827) was a United States Navy Natick-class large harbor tug.[1]

Construction[edit | edit source]

The contract for Catahecassa was awarded 5 June 1973. She was laid down on 8 October 1973 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 29 May 1974.

Operational history[edit | edit source]

Catahecassa served as a tug in and around the naval base in Bremerton, WA. Stricken from the Navy List 27 September 2011, Catahecassa is to be sold.

References[edit | edit source]

  • This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entry can be found here.

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