|USS Wahpeton (YTM-757)|
USS Wahpeton (YTM-757)
|Career (United States)|
|Namesake:||The Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe, a branch of the Dakota or Sioux.|
Sold September 1974|
Became commercial tug Lynne
|Notes:||One of two U.S. Navy tugs named USS Wahpeton in service between 1968 and 1974, the other being USS Wahpeton (YTM-527)|
|Class & type:||Chicopee-class yard tug|
|Displacement:||310 tons (full)|
|Length:||107 ft 0 in (32.61 m)|
|Beam:||27 ft 0 in (8.23 m)|
|Draft:||12 ft 0 in (3.66 m)|
The second USS Wahpeton (YTM-757) was a yard tug placed in commission in the United States Navy in 1968 and sold in 1974.
The U.S. Navy acquired the tug LT-2084 from the United States Army in April 1968. Commissioned as medium harbor tug USS Wahpeton and designated YTM-757, she soon thereafter was assigned to the 14th Naval District and served the United States Pacific Fleet.
During her time in U.S. Navy service, she was one of two U.S Navy tugs named USS Wahpeton, the other being USS Wahpeton (YTM-527).
Taken out of service in the early 1970s, Wahpeton was struck from the Navy List and sold in September 1974. She became the commercial tug Lynne.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
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