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USS Wauwatosa (YTB-775)
Wauwatosa (YTB-775)
Wauwatosa (YTB-775) entering port at Subic Bay Naval Station, Luzon Island, Republic of the Philippines, 8 December 1991.
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Name: USS Wauwatosa (YTB-775)
Awarded: 31 January 1964
Builder: Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin
Laid down: 21 August 1964
Launched: 19 May 1965
Completed: 21 June 1965
In service: 21 June 1965
Struck: 16 February 2002
Fate: Scrapped, 9 May 2005
General characteristics
Class & type: Natick class
Type: Large District Harbor Tug
Displacement: 356 tons
Length: 109 ft (33 m)
Beam: 31 ft (9.4 m)
Draft: 14 ft (4.3 m)
Propulsion: Diesel engine, single screw
Speed: 12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)
Complement: 12

USS Wauwatosa (YTB-775) was a United States Navy Natick class large district harbor tug named for Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.[1]

Construction and commissioningEdit

The contract for Wauwatosa was awarded 31 January 1964. She was laid down down on 21 August 1964 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 19 May 1965.

Operational historyEdit

Placed in service in June 1966, Wauwatosa served with the Pacific Fleet at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan and Subic Bay Naval Station.

Stricken from the Navy List 16 February 2002, she was scrapped 9 May 2005.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • Photo gallery of USS Wauwatosa (YTB-775) at NavSource Naval History


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