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USS Shabonee (YTB-833)
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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
General characteristics
Class & type: Natick class Large District Harbor Tug
Displacement: 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)
Complement: 12
Armament: None

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.[1]

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.

Operational historyEdit

Shabonee served at Naval Station Mayport, Florida. Stricken from the Navy List 16 February 2002, ex-Shabonee was sold to McAllister Towing and renamed Daniel McAllister.[2]


External linksEdit

  • Photo gallery of USS Shabonee (YTB-833) at NavSource Naval History

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