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Nashua (YTB-774)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Papa - Xray - Lima
NPXL
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)
    Specifications:
    Displacement 283 t.(lt) 356 t.(fl)
    Length 109'
    Beam 31'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel, single screw

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    Nashua 86k Nashua (YTB-774) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec
    Indianapolis 190k 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.
    Indianapolis 176k 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.
    Indianapolis 220k 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.

    Nashua (YTB-774)
    DANFS history entry located at the US Naval History and Heritage Command
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