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Catahecassa (YTB-828)

Flag Hoist/International Radio Call Sign:
November - Juliet - Whiskey - Bravo
NJWB
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Natick Class District Harbor Tug. Large:
  • Built by Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette WI
  • Laid down, 08 October 1973
  • Launched, 29 May 1974
  • Delivered, 16 August 1974
  • Placed in service as Catahecassa (YTB-828), date and location unknown
  • Assigned to Naval Weapons Station Concord CA, 30 August 1974
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 27 September 2011
  • Sold to Basic Towing, Escanaba, MI and renamed Gina (ON 1247922), 2013
    Specifications:
    Displacement 282 tons(lt) 344 tons (fl)
    Length 109'
    Beam 29'
    Draft 14'
    Speed unknown
    Complement 12
    Armament none
    Propulsion diesel, single screw

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    Catahecassa 879k Catahecassa (YTB-828) arriving at Naval Weapons Station Concord after her trip from Sturgeon Bay WI, 30 August 1974.
    Photo courtesy Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum.
    Darryl Baker

    There is no DANFS history for Catahecassa (YTB-828) available at NavSource
    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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    Last Updated 16 December 2015