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Natchitoches (YTB-799) heads across Charleston harbor with reporters and cameramen aboard.
|Ordered:||2 May 1968|
|Builder:||Southern Shipbuilding Corp, Slidell, Louisiana|
|Laid down:||24 June 1968|
|Launched:||9 January 1969|
|Acquired:||22 May 1969|
|Struck:||13 October 1995|
|Fate:||Transferred to the US Army, Corps Of Engineers, 28 December 1995, renamed D. L. Billmaier|
|Class & type:||Natick-class large harbor tug|
|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)|
Placed in service 29 May 1969, Natchitoches assigned to Boston. She served in Boston, Naval Station Puget Sound, Everett, Washington, and 6th Naval District at Charleston, South Carolina until her retirement in 1995.
- "Natchitoches (YTB-799)". Retrieved November 6, 2011.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- 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 Natchitoches (YTB-799) at NavSource Naval History
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