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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Zulu - Lima
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
National Defense Service Medal
Natick Class District Harbor Tug:
Laid down, 8 September 1966, at Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, WI.
Launched, 10 April 1967
Delivered, 10 June 1967
Placed in service as Marinette (YTB-791), 3 July 1967, in the 5th Naval District, at Norfolk, VA.
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 25 May 2005
Final Disposition, sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 2 August 2006, to John Van Puffelen, Savanah Marine Services, Inc., for $125,000, fate unknown
Displacement 283 t.(lt) 356 t.(fl)
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion diesel, single screw
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||Front to back, Wapakoneta (YTB-766), Marinette (YTB-791) and Dahlonega (YTB-770) push John F. Kennedy (CVA-67) into position at Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, VA., circa 1967-68.
||Marinette (YTB-791) tied up at Norfolk, Virginia, circa December 1972. The large harbor tugs behind Marinette are from (from left), Paducah (YTB-758) and Menominee (YTB-790) are decorated for Christmas. Photo contributed by Craig Rothhammer to the National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors.
||Marinette (YTB-791) underway at Naval Station Mayport, FL., circa March 1978. In the background moored at the pier at left USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67), at right USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
||Photo ©Richard Leonhardt
||Marinette (YTB-791) underway off Naval Station Norfolk, circa 1987.
||Marinette (YTB-791) and Dahlonega (YTB-770) working alongside an unidentified ship, in Hampton Roads, date and location unknown.
Photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
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
US Navy Harbor Tug Boats
Last Updated 4 May 2012
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