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USS Chesaning (YTB-769)
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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 commissioningEdit

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 historyEdit

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.


  • 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 linksEdit

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

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