Canonchet (YTB-823)

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Canonchet (YTB-823)
Canonchet (YTB-823).jpg
Aerial starboard bow view of Canonchet (YTB-823) underway at San Diego, 1 May 1983.
Awarded: 9 August 1971
Builder: Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin
Laid down: 7 February 1973
Launched: 10 July 1973
Acquired: 23 September 1973
Status: In active service, as of 2013
General characteristics
Class and type: Natick-class large harbor tug
  • 286 long tons (291 t) (light)
  • 346 long tons (352 t) (full)
Length: 108 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

Canonchet (YTB-823) is a United States Navy Natick-class large harbor tug.[1]


The contract for Canonchet was awarded 9 August 1971. She was laid down on 7 February 1973 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 10 July 1973.

Operational history[edit]

Canonchet was delivered to the navy on 23 September 1973. The tug served at Naval Station San Diego, California into 1993. Sometime after 1993, she was transferred to Naval Region Northwest where she remains in active service.


  1. ^ "Canonchet (YTB-823)". Retrieved 2011-12-05. 

External links[edit]

  • Photo gallery of Canonchet (YTB-823) at NavSource Naval History