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USS Chesaning (YTB-769)
Awarded: 18 January 1963
Builder: Mobile Ship Repair, Mobile, Alabama
Laid down: 17 July 1963
Launched: 5 February 1964
Acquired: 16 June 1964
Struck: 25 May 2005
General characteristics
Class & type: Natick-class Large District Harbor Tug
Displacement: 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)
Complement: 12
Armament: None

USS Chesaning (YTB-769) was a United States Navy Natick-class large district harbor tug named for Chesaning, Michigan.[1]

Construction and commissioning[edit | edit source]

The contract for Chesaning was awarded 18 January 1963. She was laid down down on 17 July 1963 at Mobile, Alabama by Mobile Ship Repair and launched 5 February 1964.

Operational history[edit | edit source]

Delivered to the Navy on 16 June 1964, Chesaning was assigned to the 6th Fleet at Naval Base La Maddelena, Italy.

Stricken from the Navy List 25 May 2005, ex-Chesaning was sold 14 September 2006.

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.

External links[edit | edit source]

  • Photo gallery of USS Chesaning (YTB-769) at NavSource Naval History

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