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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Papa - Xray - Lima
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
Natick Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, 27 August 1964, at Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, WI.
Launched, 11 May 1965
Completed, 20 June 1965
Delivered to the Navy in 1 February 1966
Placed in service as Nashua (YTB-774) in June 1965 at Naval Station Subic Bay, P.I.
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 6 May 1994
Final Disposition, to be disposed of, Custodian - Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit One, Pearl Harbor, HI.(MOBDIVSALU 1)
Displacement 283 t.(lt) 356 t.(fl)
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion diesel, single screw
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||Nashua (YTB-774) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
||Nashua (YTB-774) assists the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Indianapolis (SSN-697) into port at the Ship Repair Facility Naval Station Subic Bay in the Philippines. The Indianapolis is making a port call to the Naval Station. Another large harbor tug, the Wauwatosa (YTB-775), passes by the stern of the submarine, 21 February 1992.
||Defense Visual Information Center photo # DN-ST-92-06579 by PHCS James Brown, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
||The nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Indianapolis (SSN-697) pulls into port assisted by the large harbor tugs Nashua (YTB-774) and Tamaqua (YTB-797), 21 February 1992.
||Defense Visual Information Center photo # DN-ST-92-06636 by JO2 Roger Dutcher, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
||Crew members on the deck of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Indianapolis (SSN-697) position mooring lines after the submarine pulls into a berth at the pier, assisted by the large harbor tugs Nashua (YTB-774) and Tamaqua (YTB-797), 21 February 1992.
||Defense Visual Information Center photo # DN-ST-92-06637 by JO2 Roger Dutcher, courtesy of dodmedia.osd.mil.
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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