USS Ketchikan (YTB-795)
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A starboard bow view of USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) being assisted by USS Ketchikan (YTB-795) and another tug, while docking at Sierra Pier, Naval Station Guam during Exercise TANDEM THRUST '99.
|Ordered:||15 June 1967|
|Builder:||Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin|
|Laid down:||18 December 1967|
|Launched:||11 June 1968|
|Acquired:||6 November 1968|
|Struck:||5 June 2001|
|Fate:||Disposed of in support of fleet training exercise, 25 April 2003|
|Class & type:||Natick-class Large District 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)|
Construction and commissioning
- Polmar, Norman (2005). The Naval Institute Guide To The Ships And Aircraft Of The U.S. Fleet. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press. p. 344. ISBN 1591146852. Retrieved 2012-04-14.
- This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entry can be found here.
- Photo gallery of USS Ketchikan (YTB-795) at NavSource Naval History
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