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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)
Beam 38' 3"
Draft 12' 5"
Depth 16' 5"
Speed 12.4 kts (trial)
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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||Menominee (YT-807) shortly after compeltion at Martinac Shipbuilding, 2012.
Photo copyright Tom Langford
||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
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
Last Updated 03 April 2017
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