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Menominee (YT-807)

Valiant (Z-TECH 4500) Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Built by Martinac Shipbuilding Corp, Tacoma, WA
  • Contract awarded, 08 October 2010
  • Laid down, 01 March 2011
  • Launched, 03 December 2011
  • Placed in service at Yokosuka, Japan, 18 May 2012
    Displacement 460 t.(lt) 590 t.(fl)
    Length 90'
    Beam 38' 3"
    Draft 12' 5"
    Depth 16' 5"
    Speed 12.4 kts (trial)
    Officers 2
    Enlisted 4
    Armament two .50 cal machine guns
    two Caterpiller CAT 3512C, main engines, each rated 1,800 bhp, each driving a Schottel Model SRP 1012 steering/propulsion Z-Drive unit, with two fixed pitch propellers, providing 42 t. (92,500 lb) bollard pull ahead, 45 t (99,205 lb) astern
    Electrical power is delivered by a pair of R.A. Mitchell Co. Diesel generator sets with a John Deere 6068SFM75 prime mover, each rated at 130Kw
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    YT-807 229k Menominee (YT-807) shortly after completion at Martinac Shipbuilding, 2012.
    Photo copyright Tom Langford
    Tom Langford
    YT-807 60k Menominee (YT-807) departing Fleet Activities Yokosuka (FLEACT) to assist a ship returning to port.
    US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Peter Burghart
    YT-807 645k 161006-N-XN177-040 Yokosuka, Japan, October 6, 2016. The Valiant-class yard tugboat Menominee (YT-807) assists the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser Shiloh (CG-67) as it departs Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka to continue its 2016 patrol.(U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter Burghart/Released) Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history for Menominee (YT-807) available at NavSource
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
    "New Navy tugs have the finesse, power for a wide range of duties", by Brian Gauvin Professional Mariner, July 2, 2012

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