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Discovery Bay (YTT-11)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Delta - Oscar - Zulu
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Cape Flattery Class Torpedo Trial Craft:
  • Built by McDermott Shipyards, Amelia, LA (YN 286)
  • Contract awarded, 31 March 1988
  • Laid down, 03 April 1989
  • Launched, 22 February 1990
  • Delivered, 30 May 1992
  • Placed in service as Discovery Bay (YTT-11), 14 April 1994
  • Active, in service at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Div., Keyport, WA
    Displacement 1168 tons (fl)
    Length 186'
    Beam 40'
    Draft 11' (max.)
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Armament none
    one Cummins KTA 50 turbocharged diesel
    one shaft, 1250bhp
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    Discovery Bay 89k Starboard broadside view of Discovery Bay (YTT-11) underway in the Hood Canal near Point Herron, WA., 19 February 2004.
    US Navy photo # 040219-N-0000L034 by Ray F. Longaker Jr, USN (RET)
    Defense Visual Information Center
    Discovery Bay 122k Discovery Bay (YTT-11) in drydock at Dakota Creek Industries, Anacortes, WA, 08 August 2009.
    Photo copyright Rick Schlamp
    Dave Wright
    Discovery Bay 646k Discovery Bay (YTT-11) moored at Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental and Test Ranges (CFMETR) Nanoose, Nanoose Bay, British Columbia, 19 September 2015.
    Photo by Andrew Lester, via
    Dave Wright

    There is no DANFS history available for Discovery Bay (YTT-11) at NavSource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S, Navy Memorial Foundation

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