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Marin (YTB-753)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Whiskey - Whiskey - Bravo
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Edenshaw Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, 15 July 1959, by Christy Corp., Sturgeon Bay, WI.
  • Launched, 22 April 1960
  • Delivered to the Navy and placed in service as Marin (YTB-753), 6 June 1960
  • Assigned to 10th Naval District, Naval Station San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 21 May 1991
  • Transferred to the Maritime Administration, 20 October 1994
    Displacement 268 t.(lt) 409 t.(fl)
    Length 101'
    Beam 29'
    Draft 16' 1"
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament none
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw

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    Edenshaw (YTB-752)
    Marin 49k Ex-Marin (YTB-753) apparently in lay up at Newport Areas VA, 11 April 2006.
    Photo from Shipspotting,com.
    Photo by Marc Piché
    Marin 46k Ex-Marin (YTB-753) while undergoing inspection at Wharf 2 of the Welland Canal, 8:36 a.m. 23 June 2006. The tug had come from Norfolk, VA.,via the Erie Canal at Oswego, N. Y. bound for Escanaba, MI.
    Photo from Shipspotting,com.
    Photo by Jeff Thoreson

    Marin (YTB-753)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors

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