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Marinette (YTB-791)

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

National Defense Service Medal

Natick Class District Harbor Tug:
  • Built by Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, WI
  • Laid down, 08 September 1966
  • Launched, 10 April 1967
  • Delivered, 10 June 1967
  • Placed in service as Marinette (YTB-791), 03 July 1967
  • Assigned to Fifth Naval District, at Norfolk, VA.
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 25 May 2005
  • Sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) to John Van Puffelen, Savanah Marine Services, Inc., for $125,000, 02 August 2006
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 283 tons (lt) 356 tons (fl)
    Length 109'
    Beam 31'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 12 knots
    Complement 12
    Armament unknown
    Propulsion diesel, single screw

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    CVA-67 John F. Kennedy 103k Front to back, Wapakoneta (YTB-766), Marinette (YTB-791) and Dahlonega (YTB-770) push John F. Kennedy (CVA-67) into position at Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, VA., circa 1967-68. Robert Hurst
    Marinette 212k Marinette (YTB-791) assisting John F. Kennedy (CVA-67) to dock at NOB Norfolk, 03 March 1969.
    National Archives photo USN 1137619
    Mike Green
    Marinette 167k Marinette (YTB-791) tied up at Norfolk, Virginia, circa December 1972. The large harbor tugs behind Marinette are from (from left), Paducah (YTB-758) and Menominee (YTB-790) are decorated for Christmas. Photo contributed by Craig Rothhammer to the National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors. Robert Hurst
    Marinette 1015k Marinette (YTB-791) underway at Naval Station Mayport, FL., circa March 1978. In the background moored at the pier at left USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67), at right USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) Photo ©Richard Leonhardt
    Marinette 395k Marinette (YTB-791) underway off Naval Station Norfolk, circa 1987. Charles Lamm
    Marinette 76k Marinette (YTB-791) and Dahlonega (YTB-770) working alongside an unidentified ship, in Hampton Roads, date and location unknown.
    Photo from the collections of the US Navy Memorial.
    Stan Svec

    Marinette (YTB-791)
    DANFS history entry located at the Naval History and Heritage Command website
    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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