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Niantic (YTB 781)

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Named after the city, river, and bay in Connecticut, the NIANTIC was one of the NATICK - class large harbor tugs and the first ship in the Navy to bear the name. She was last based at Pearl Harbor, Hi.

General Characteristics:Awarded: January 31, 1964
Keel laid: December 10, 1964
Launched: September 7, 1965
Delivered: November 10, 1965
Stricken: April 26, 2006
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 NIANTIC. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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