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Marin (YTB-753)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Whiskey - Whiskey - Bravo
NWWB
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
    Specifications:
    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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