|USS Tamaqua (YTB-797)|
Tamaqua (YTB-797) moored at Naval Station Subic Bay, Philippines, 26 October 1983.
|Name:||USS Tamaqua (YTB-797)|
|Ordered:||15 June 1967|
|Builder:||Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin|
|Laid down:||16 January 1968|
|Launched:||14 August 1968|
|In service:||26 January 1969|
|Struck:||25 May 2005|
|Fate:||Scrapped 18 October 2005|
|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)|
|Speed:||12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)|
Construction and commissioningEdit
The contract for Tamaqua was awarded 15 June 1967. She was laid down down on 16 January 1968 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 14 August 1968.
Tamaqua was assigned to the Pacific Fleet and has served at Naval Station Subic Bay throughout her career.
Stricken from the Navy List 25 May 2005, she was scrapped 18 October 2005.
- 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 Tamaqua (YTB-797) at NavSource Naval History
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