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Menominee (YTB-790)

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Alpha - Zulu - Lima
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

Natick Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Laid down, 6 September1966, at Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, WI.
  • Launched, 3 April 1967
  • Delivered to the Navy, 10 June 1967
  • Placed in service, 10 June1967 as Menominee (YTB-790) in 5th Naval District, Norfolk, VA.
  • Reassigned to Naval Station Mayport, FL in the spring of 1971
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 4 September 1998
  • Final Disposition, disposed of by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) by Sale for reuse/conversion, 27 September 2000 to Al Johnson, Cleveland, OH., Abandoned
    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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    Menominee 92k Menominee (YTB-790) underway in the Great Lakes, date unknown. Photo from Bowling Green State University Historical Collections of the Great Lakes. Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
    Shark 960k Menominee (YTB-790) and Nahasho (YTM-535), assist USS Shark (SSN-591) into her berth at the D&S Piers, Naval Station Norfolk, VA., 16 July 1969. US Navy photo # K-66087, courtesy of Scott Koen &
    Menominee 356k Menominee (YTB-790) underway off Naval Air Station Norfolk, 16 June 1992.
    DVIC photo # DN-ST-92-09703, by PH3 Todd Summerlin, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the Defense Visual Information Center. .
    Defense Visual Information Center
    Menominee 356k Menominee (YTB-790) moving into position to assist the guided missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) clear of the pier at Naval Station Norfolk, VA. for a one day dependent's cruise, 22 July 1994.
    DVIC photo # DN-SC-95-01267, by Richard L. Oasen.
    Defense Visual Information Center
    Menominee 82k Menominee (YTB-790) working alongside an unidentified aircraft carrier in Hampton Roads off Naval Station Norfolk, VA., date unknown
    A US Navy photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec

    Menominee (YTB-790)
    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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