|USS Marinette (YTB-791)|
|Name:||USS Marinette (YTB-791)|
|Ordered:||16 June 1966|
|Builder:||Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin|
|Laid down:||8 September 1966|
|Launched:||10 April 1967|
|Acquired:||10 June 1967|
|In service:||3 July 1967|
|Struck:||25 May 2005|
|Fate:||Sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 2 August 2006, to John VanPuffelen, Savanah Marine Services, Inc., for $125,000, fate unknown|
|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 Marinette was awarded 16 June 1966. She was laid down on 8 September 1966 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 10 April 1967.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Placed in service 3 July 1967, Marinette was assigned to the 5th Naval District, headquartered at Norfolk, Virginia., until she was taken out of service in 2005.
Stricken from the Navy List 25 May 2005, Marinette was sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse/conversion 2 August 2006.
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 Marinette (YTB-791) at NavSource Naval History
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