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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|
|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 NIANTIC. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
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