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Marinette (YTB-791)

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)
    Length 109'
    Beam 31'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 12
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel, single screw

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    CVA-67 John F. Kennedy 103k 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. Robert Hurst
    Marinette 167k 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. Robert Hurst
    Marinette 1015k 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 395k Marinette (YTB-791) underway off Naval Station Norfolk, circa 1987. Charles Lamm
    Marinette 76k 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.
    Stan Svec

    Marinette (YTB-791)
    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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