|USS Antigo (YTB-792)|
|Ordered:||16 June 1966|
|Builder:||Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin|
|Laid down:||27 September 1966|
|Launched:||18 April 1967|
|Acquired:||10 July 1967|
|Struck:||25 June 1999|
|Fate:||Sold by GSA for commercial service, 17 May 2000, to McAllister Towing, renamed Donal G. McAllister|
|Class & type:||Natick-class Large District Harbor Tug|
283 long tons (288 t) (light)|
356 long tons (362 t) (full)
|Length:||109 ft (33 m)|
|Beam:||31 ft (9.4 m)|
|Draft:||14 ft (4.3 m)|
|Speed:||12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)|
Construction and commissioning[edit | edit source]
The contract for Antigo was awarded 16 June 1966. She was laid down on 27 September 1966 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 18 April 1967.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
The second USS Antigo (YTB-792) was laid down on 27 September 1966 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by the Marinette Marine Corp.; launched on 18 April 1967; completed in July 1967; and placed in service soon thereafter.
Assigned to the 6th Naval District and based at Charleston, South Carolina, Antigo spent her entire Navy career providing towing and other support services for ships visiting Charleston.
References[edit | edit source]
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- 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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- Photo gallery of USS Antigo (YTB-792) at NavSource Naval History
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