|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|
|Class & type:||Natick-class Large District Harbor Tug|
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)|
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.
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- Photo gallery of USS Chesaning (YTB-769) at NavSource Naval History
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