|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 commissioningEdit
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.
Cheraw was delivered to the Navy on 29 January 1970.
- 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.
- Photo gallery of USS Cheraw (YTB-802) at NavSource Naval History
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