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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
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 Marinette (YTB‑791) was a United States Navy Natick class large district harbor tug named for Marinette, Wisconsin.[1]

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]

External links[edit | edit source]

  • Photo gallery of USS Marinette (YTB-791) at NavSource Naval History

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