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USS Defiant (YT-804)
USS Defiant (YT-804) returning to Bremerton 2012 June 25
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Name: Defiant
Awarded: 10 September 2007
Builder: J.M. Martinac Shipbuilding Corp.
Yard number: 250[1]
Launched: 10 July 2010[2]
Acquired: 28 September 2010
In service: 22 October 2010[3]
Status: Active
General characteristics
Class & type: Valiant-class Harbor Tug
Displacement: 453 long tons (460 t) (lt)
581 long tons (590 t) (full)
Length: 90 ft (27 m) (LOL) 82 ft (25 m) (LWL)
Beam: 38 ft (12 m)
Draft: 14 ft (4.3 m)
Installed power: 2 × Caterpillar 3512C at 1,800 hp (1,300 kW) each
Propulsion: 2 × Schottel Model SRP 1012 z-drive
Speed: 12.4 knots (23.0 km/h; 14.3 mph) (trial)
Complement: 6

USS Defiant (YT‑804) is a United States Navy Valiant-class harbor tug.

Construction and commissioningEdit

The contract for Defiant was awarded 10 September 2007. She was laid down by J.M. Martinac Shipbuilding Corp., Tacoma, Washington and launched 10 July 2010. Defiant was delivered to the Navy 28 September 2010.

Operational historyEdit

Defiant is assigned to the Navy Region Northwest.[4]


  • 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 Defiant (YT-804) at NavSource Naval History

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