|USS Wenatchee (YTB-808)|
Wenatchee underway in San Diego harbor, 14 December 1984
|Career (United States of America)|
|Awarded:||4 March 1969|
|Builder:||Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI|
|Laid down:||19 December 1969|
|Launched:||7 July 1970|
|In service:||21 December 1970|
|Struck:||27 September 2011|
|Class & type:||Natick class Large District Harbor Tug|
282 long tons (287 t) (light)|
344 long tons (350 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 commissioning[edit | edit source]
The contract for Wenatchee was awarded 4 March 1969. She was laid down down on 24 November 1969 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, by Peterson Builders and launched 7 July 1970.
Operational history[edit | edit source]
Placed in service on Christmas Day 1970, Wenatchee was assigned to the 11th Naval District and, since going into service, has operated at San Diego, Calif.
Sometime prior to December 2005, Wenatchee was reassigned to Bremerton, Washington.
Stricken from the Navy List 27 September 2011, manner of disposal is yet to be determined.
References[edit | edit source]
- 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.
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- Photo gallery of USS Wenatchee (YTB-808) at NavSource Naval History
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