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USS Menominee (YTB-790)
Menominee (YTB-790).jpg
Menominee (YTB-790) underway off Naval Air Station Norfolk, 16 June 1992.
Name: USS Menominee
Ordered: 16 June 1966
Builder: Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin
Laid down: 6 September 1966
Launched: 3 April 1967
Acquired: 10 June 1967
In service: 10 June 1967
Struck: 4 September 1998
Fate: Sold 27 September 2000 to Al Johnson, Cleveland, OH., Abandoned
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 Menominee (YTB‑790) was a United States Navy Natick class large district harbor tug named for the Menominee River in Michigan and Wisconsin.[1]

Construction and commissioning[edit | edit source]

The contract for Menominee was awarded 31 January 1964. She was laid down on 6 September 1966 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 3 April 1967.

Operational history[edit | edit source]

Menominee has performed miscellaneous tugging services for the 5th Naval District, headquartered at Norfolk, Virginia. In the spring of 1971 she was reassigned to Naval Station Mayport, Florida.

Stricken from the Navy List 4 September 1998, she was disposed of by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) by sale for reuse/conversion 27 September 2000. Currently in civilian service as Capt. Bill.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

  • Photo gallery of USS Menominee (YTB-790) at NavSource Naval History

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