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Named after the village in Humboldt County, Calif., the ARCATA was one of the NATICK - class large harbor tugs and the third ship in the Navy to bear the name. Throughout her career, the ARCATA served in the Seattle, Wash., area. Stricken on April 4, 2004, the ARCATA was sunk as a target on October 2, 2004, at 33° 10' 20'' North, 120° 57' 01'' West in 1,315 fathoms of water.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: January 18, 1963|
|Keel laid: May 15, 1963|
|Launched: November 30, 1963|
|Delivered: June 9, 1964|
|Stricken: April 4, 2004|
|Builder: Mobile Ship Repair, Mobile, Ala.|
|Propulsion system: one diesel propulsion engine, 2000 HP|
|Length: 109 feet (33.2 meters)|
|Beam: 29 feet (8.8 meters)|
|Draft: 13 feet (3.95 meters)|
|Displacement: approx. 356 tons|
|Speed: 12 knots|
This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard ARCATA. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.