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Valiant (Z-TECH 4500) Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Built by Dakota Creek Industries, Anacortes, WA
  • Contract awarded, 13 July 2018
  • Laid down, early 2019
  • Current status, under construction
    Displacement 420 tons (lt) 590 tons (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 3512E, main engines, each rated 1,800 bhp, each driving a Schottel 1012Z steering/propulsion Z-Drive unit
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    YT-808 139k Artist's impression of the future YT-808. Photo from Dakota Creek Industries website. Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history for YT-808 available at NavSource
    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
    Dakota Creek Industries info page on new tug design

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