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Manhattan (YTB 779)

- stricken -

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One of the NATICK - class large harbor tugs, the MANHATTAN was the third ship in the Navy named after the Indian tribe of the Wappinger Confederacy which occupied the area now the site of New York City, and which gave its name to the island at the northern end of New York Bay, bounded by the Hudson, the East, and the Harlem Rivers.

General Characteristics:Awarded: January 31, 1964
Keel laid: October 1, 1964
Launched: July 15, 1965
Delivered: December 1, 1965
Stricken: October 1, 2004
Builder: Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, Wis.
Propulsion system: one diesel propulsion engine, 2000 HP
Propellers: one
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
Armament: none
Crew: 12

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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard MANHATTAN. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.

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