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Menasha (YTB-773) (1964 - 1965)
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
Mascoutah Class District Harbor Tug:
Built by Jakobson Shipyard, Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY (YN 421)
Laid down, date unknown.
Launched, 04 November 1964
Delivered and placed in service, January 1965
Initially assigned to the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA
Reclassified Medium Harbor Tug YTM-761 in September 1965
Reassigned to the 4th Naval District at Philadelphia, PA, in the summer of 1966
Placed out of service and transferred to the Maritime Administration, 15 June 1986
Sold as Canadian-flag tug Menasha (C817103), date unknown
Resold to Ocean Remorquage Trois-Rivieres, Quebec City, Quebec and renamed Escorte, 1995
Currnetly active on St. Lawrence River
Displacement 205 tons(fl)
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion Diesel, single screw
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||Menasha (YTM-761) being lifted our of the water for overhaul by Hammerhead Crane Pier 4 Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, circa late 1960's.
||Menasha (YTM-761) moored at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, 06 October 1973
Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 79043, courtesy C.C. Wright, 1974
Menasha (YTB-773 / YTM-761)
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
Last Updated 25 June 2017
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