|USS Shabonee (YTB-833)|
|Name:||USS Shabonee (YTB-833)|
|Awarded:||5 June 1973|
|Builder:||Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin|
|Laid down:||12 June 1974|
|Launched:||29 October 1974|
|In service:||16 December 1974|
|Struck:||16 February 2002|
|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 Shabonee (YTB-833), sometimes spelled Shabonne, was a United States Navy Natick class large district harbor tug named for Pottawatomie Chief Shabonna, grand nephew of Chief Pontiac. Shabonee was the second US Navy ship to bear the name.
Construction and commissioningEdit
The contract for Shabonee was awarded 5 June 1973. She was laid down down on 12 June 1974 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 29 October 1974.
- 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.
- Photo gallery of USS Shabonee (YTB-833) at NavSource Naval History
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