|USS Muskegon (YTB-763)|
Muskegon (YTB-763) while working alongside a ship at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan (CFAY), 13 May 2004
|Awarded:||7 December 1961|
|Builder:||Southern Shipbuilding Corp., Slidell, LA|
|Laid down:||1 February 1962|
|Launched:||8 August 1962|
|Completed:||19 April 1963|
|In service:||April 1963|
|Status:||in active service as of 2012|
|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)|
|Propulsion:||diesel, single screw|
|Speed:||12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)|
Construction and commissioning[edit | edit source]
The contract for Muskegon was awarded 7 December 1961. She was laid down down on 1 February 1962 at Slidell, Louisiana, by Southern Shipbuilding Corporation and launched 8 August 1962.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
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 Muskegon (YTB-763) at NavSource Naval History
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