Wauwatosa (YTB-775)

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Wauwatosa (YTB-775)
Wauwatosa (YTB-775).jpg
Wauwatosa (YTB-775) entering port at Subic Bay Naval Station, Luzon Island, Republic of the Philippines, 8 December 1991.
History
United States
Awarded: 31 January 1964
Builder: Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin
Laid down: 21 August 1964
Launched: 19 May 1965
Completed: 21 June 1965
In service: 21 June 1965
Struck: 16 February 2002
Fate: Scrapped, 9 May 2005
General characteristics
Class and type: Natick-class
Type: Large District Harbor Tug
Displacement: 356 tons
Length: 109 ft (33 m)
Beam: 31 ft (9.4 m)
Draft: 14 ft (4.3 m)
Propulsion: Diesel engine, single screw
Speed: 12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)
Complement: 12

Wauwatosa (YTB-775) was a United States Navy Natick-class large harbor tug named for Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.[1] The tug was placed in service, but never commissioned.[2]

Construction[edit]

The contract for Wauwatosa was awarded 31 January 1964. She was laid down on 21 August 1964 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 19 May 1965.

Operational history[edit]

Placed in service in June 1966, Wauwatosa served with the Pacific Fleet at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan and Subic Bay Naval Station.

Stricken from the Navy List 16 February 2002, she was scrapped 9 May 2005.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wauwatosa (YTB-775)". Retrieved 10 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Naval History And Heritage Command. "Wauwatosa". Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Naval History And Heritage Command. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 

External links[edit]

  • Photo gallery of Wauwatosa (YTB-775) at NavSource Naval History