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Chesaning (YTB-769)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - India - Xray - Quebec
NIXQ
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
    Specifications:
    Displacement 283 t.(lt) 356 t.(fl)
    Length 109'
    Beam 31'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion
    one Fairbanks Morse Diesel engine, 2,000hp
    single propeller
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    Chesaning 75k 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.
    Stan Svec

    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


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