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Wahpeton (YTM-757)
ex
US Army LT-2084 (1954 - 1962)


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Chicopee Class District Harbor Tug (Medium)
  • Laid down, date unknown, at National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, CA.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered to the US Army in 1954 for service as LT-2084
  • Acquired by the US Navy in September 1968
  • Placed in service as District Harbor Tug (Medium) Wahpeton (YTM-757)
  • Wahpeton was assigned to the 14th Naval District
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register and sold for commercial service in 1974, renamed Lynne
    Specifications:
    Displacement 310 t.(fl)
    Length 107'
    Beam 27'
    Draft 12'
    Speed 12 kts.
    Complement 16
    Armament none
    Propulsion diesel, single screw

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    Wahpeton (YTM-757)
    YTM-757 31k Wahpeton (YTM-757) moored pierside, date and location unknown. Courtesy National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors, contributed by Craig Rothhammer
    Commercial Service
    YTM-757 41k Ex-Wahpeton (YTM-757) underway in commercial service as the tug Lynne, date and location unknown.
    Photo courtesy National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors, contributed by Fred Reep.
    Robert Hurst

    Wahpeton (YTM-757)
    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
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