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Catahecassa (YTB-828)

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

National Defense Service Medal

Natick Class District Harbor Tug. Large:
  • Built by Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette WI
  • Contract awarded, 05 June 1973
  • 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
  • Later assigned to Bremerton, WA
  • 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
    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
    Catahecassa 115k Catahecassa (YTB-828) assisting Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) moor at Naval Station Everett, WA, 04 March 2005.
    Navy photo 050304-N-0975R-002 by Journalist 1st Class Ralph Radford (cropped)
    Dave Wright

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
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    Last Updated 16 December 2015