|USS Pokagon (YTB-836)|
|Career (United States of America)|
|Awarded:||5 June 1973|
|Builder:||Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin|
|Laid down:||22 October 1974|
|Launched:||9 April 1975|
|In service:||24 June 1975|
|Status:||Active as of 2013|
|Class & type:||Natick-class Large District Harbor Tug|
286 long tons (291 t) (light)|
346 long tons (352 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)|
USS Pokagon (YTB-836) is a United States Navy Natick-class large district harbor tug named for Chief Leopold Pokagon of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. Pokagon is the third US Navy ship to bear the name.
Construction and commissioning[edit | edit source]
The contract for Pokagon was awarded 5 June 1973. She was laid down on 22 October 1974 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 9 April 1975. Pokagon was the last ship of the Natick-class to be built.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Pokagon has served her whole career at Naval Station Everett, Washington and is currently in service there.
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 Pokagon (YTB-836) at NavSource Naval History
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