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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - India - Xray - Quebec
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
Natick Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, 17 July 1963, at Mobile Ship Repair Co., Mobile, AL.
Launched, 5 February 1964
Delivered, 16 June 1964
Placed in service as Chesaning (YTB-769), date unknown and location unknown
Assigned to Naval Base La Maddelena, Italy, date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 May 2005
Sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 14 September 2006, to McAllister Towing of Virginia
Current Disposition, unknown
Displacement 283 t.(lt) 356 t.(fl)
Speed 12 kts.
one Fairbanks Morse Diesel engine, 2,000hp
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||Chesaning (YTB-769) underway in harbor, date unknown.
Note USS Saratoga (CVA-60) in the background.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
There is no DANFS history record available for Chesaning (YTB-769) at NavSource
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
US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
Last Updated 10 June 2011
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