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USS Negwagon (YTB-834)
Negwagon (YTB-834).jpg
Starboard bow view of USS Negwagon (YTB-834) underway at the Naval Submarine Base, New London, CT., 6 October 1984
Career
Name: USS Negwagon (YTB-834)
Awarded: 5 June 1973
Builder: Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin
Laid down: 24 July 1974
Launched: 27 March 1975
In service: 19 May 1975
Struck: 20 July 2007
Status: Active in service as of 2010
General characteristics
Class & type: Natick class Large District Harbor Tug
Displacement: 283 long tons (288 t) (light)
356 long tons (362 t) (full)
Length: 108 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 Negwagon (YTB-834) was a United States Navy Natick class large district harbor tug named for Odawa Chief Negwagon. Negwagon was the second US Navy ship to bear the name.[1]

Construction and commissioning[edit | edit source]

The contract for Negwagon was awarded 5 June 1973. She was laid down down on 24 July 1974 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 27 March 1975.

Operational history[edit | edit source]

First put into service in 1975, Negwagon served at Naval Submarine Base New London Connecticut. Sometime after 1993, Negwagon was transferred to Naval Support Activity, La Maddalena, Italy. Stricken from the Navy List 20 July 2007, ex-Negwagon was transferred to the Hellenic Navy 10 January 2008.

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.

External links[edit | edit source]

  • Photo gallery of USS Negwagon (YTB-834) at NavSource Naval History


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