Wenatchee (YTB-808)

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Wenatchee (YTB-808)
USS Wenatchee (YTB-808).jpg
Wenatchee underway in San Diego harbor, 14 December 1984
United States of America
Awarded: 4 March 1969
Builder: Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WI
Laid down: 19 December 1969
Launched: 7 July 1970
In service: 21 December 1970
Struck: 27 September 2011
Status: Decommissioned
General characteristics
Class and type: Natick-class large harbor tug
  • 282 long tons (287 t) (light)
  • 344 long tons (350 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

Wenatchee (YTB-808) was a United States Navy Natick-class large harbor tug named for Wenatchee, Washington.[1]


The contract for Wenatchee was awarded 4 March 1969. She was laid down on 24 November 1969 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, by Peterson Builders and launched 7 July 1970.

Operational history[edit]

Placed in service on Christmas Day 1970, Wenatchee was assigned to the 11th Naval District and, since going into service, has operated at San Diego, Calif.

Sometime prior to December 2005, Wenatchee was reassigned to Bremerton, Washington.

Stricken from the Navy List 27 September 2011, manner of disposal is yet to be determined.


  1. ^ "Wenatchee (YTB-808)". Retrieved 2011-11-16. 

External links[edit]

  • Photo gallery of Wenatchee (YTB-808) at NavSource Naval History