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Menasha (YTM-761)
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)
    Length 85'
    Beam 24'
    Draft 11'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 8
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion Diesel, single screw

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    Menasha 34k Menasha (YTM-761) being lifted our of the water for overhaul by Hammerhead Crane Pier 4 Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, circa late 1960's. Ron Reeves
    Menasha 199k Menasha (YTM-761) moored at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, 06 October 1973
    Naval History & Heritage Command photo NH 79043, courtesy C.C. Wright, 1974
    Mike Green

    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

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