|USS Canonchet (YTB-823)|
Aerial starboard bow view of USS Canonchet (YTB-823) underway at San Diego, 1 May 1983.
|Name:||USS Canonchet (YTB-823)|
|Awarded:||9 August 1971|
|Builder:||Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin|
|Laid down:||7 February 1973|
|Launched:||10 July 1973|
|Acquired:||23 September 1973|
|Status:||In active service, as of 2013|
|Class & type:||Natick class Large District Harbor Tug|
286 long tons (291 t) (light)|
346 long tons (352 t) (full)
|Length:||108 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 Canonchet was awarded 9 August 1971. She was laid down down on 7 February 1973 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 10 July 1973.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Canonchet was delivered to the navy on 23 September 1973. The tug served at Naval Station San Diego, California into 1991. Sometime after 1991, she was transferred to Naval Region Northwest where she remains in active service.
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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- Photo gallery of USS Canonchet (YTB-823) at NavSource Naval History
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