|USS Massapequa (YTB-807)|
USS Massapequa (YTB-807) breaks away from the guided-missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG-48) as the frigate departs Yokosuka Bay for the last time as a home-ported vessel of Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY), Japan, 14 August 2006.
|Name:||USS Massapequa (YTB-807)|
|Awarded:||4 March 1969|
|Builder:||Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI|
|Laid down:||30 October 1969|
|Launched:||27 May 1970|
|Acquired:||30 November 1970|
|In service:||27 November 1971|
|Struck:||27 September 2011|
|Status:||To be sold|
|Class & type:||Natick class Large District Harbor Tug|
282 long tons (287 t) (light)|
341 long tons (346 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 Massapequa was awarded 4 March 1969. She was laid down down on 30 October 1969 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, by Peterson Builders and launched 27 May 1970.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Delivered 30 November 1970, Massapequa served at Naval Station Yokosuka, Japan.
Stricken from the Navy List 27 September 2011, ex-Massapequa is to be sold.
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 Massapequa (YTB-807) at NavSource Naval History
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