|USS Cheraw (YTB-802)|
|Name:||USS Cheraw (YTB-802)|
|Awarded:||2 May 1968|
|Builder:||Southern Shipbuilding Corp., Slidell, Louisiana|
|Laid down:||12 March 1969|
|Launched:||20 September 1969|
|Acquired:||29 January 1970|
|Struck:||29 February 1996|
|Class & type:||Natick class Large District Harbor Tug|
291 long tons (296 t) (light)|
351 long tons (357 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 Cheraw was awarded 2 May 1968. She was laid down down on 12 March 1969 at Slidell, Louisiana, by Southern Shipbuilding Corp and launched 20 September 1969.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Cheraw was delivered to the Navy on 29 January 1970.
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 Cheraw (YTB-802) at NavSource Naval History
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