Antigo (YTB-792)

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Antigo (YTB-792)
Antigo (YTB-792).jpg
Ahoskie (YTB-804), left, sprays streams of water into the air as Antigo comes alongside the guided-missile destroyer USS Macdonough (DDG-39) to escort her up the Cooper River to Naval Station Charleston, South Carolina, 22 March 1991.
History
Ordered: 16 June 1966
Builder: Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin
Laid down: 27 September 1966
Launched: 18 April 1967
Acquired: 10 July 1967
Struck: 25 June 1999
Fate: Sold by GSA for commercial service, 17 May 2000, to McAllister Towing, renamed Donal G. McAllister
General characteristics
Class and type: Natick-class large harbor tug
Displacement:
  • 283 long tons (288 t) (light)
  • 356 long tons (362 t) (full)
Length: 109 ft (33 m)
Beam: 31 ft (9.4 m)
Draft: 14 ft (4.3 m)
Speed: 12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)
Complement: 12
Armament: None

Antigo (YTB-792) was a United States Navy Natick-class large harbor tug named for Antigo, Wisconsin.[1] She is the second ship to bear the name.

Construction[edit]

The contract for Antigo was awarded 16 June 1966. She was laid down on 27 September 1966 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 18 April 1967.

Operational history[edit]

The second USS Antigo (YTB-792) was laid down on 27 September 1966 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by the Marinette Marine Corp.; launched on 18 April 1967; completed in July 1967; and placed in service soon thereafter.

Assigned to the 6th Naval District and based at Charleston, South Carolina, Antigo spent her entire Navy career providing towing and other support services for ships visiting Charleston.

Stricken from the Navy List 25 June 1999 she was sold through the General Services Administration (GSA) for reuse 17 May 2000. Currently in civilian service as Donal G. McAllister.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Antigo (YTB-792)". Retrieved 1 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Donal G. McAllister". Retrieved 1 November 2011. 

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