|USS Kittanning (YTB-787)|
|Name:||USS Kittanning (YTB-787)|
|Ordered:||14 January 1965|
|Builder:||Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin|
|Laid down:||22 December 1965|
|Launched:||29 March 1966|
|Acquired:||19 May 1966|
|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 Kittanning was awarded 14 January 1965. She was laid down on 22 December 1965 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 29 March 1966.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Kittanning was placed in service in the Pacific Fleet 27 October 1966; and in 1967 assigned to Naval Station Yokosuka, Japan, assisting ships of the American and Allied navies in the Far East. Currently assigned to Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (CFAY).
References[edit | edit source]
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- 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 Kittanning (YTB-787) at NavSource Naval History
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