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Tamaqua (YTB 797)

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Named after the borough in Schuylkill County, Pa., founded in 1799 and named for the Delaware Indian chief, the TAMAQUA was one of the NATICK - class large harbor tugs and the first ship in the Navy to bear the name. Stricken from the Navy list on May 25, 2005, the TAMAQUA was subsequently scrapped.

General Characteristics:Awarded: June 15, 1967
Keel laid: January 16, 1968
Launched: August 14, 1968
Delivered: January 26, 1969
Stricken: May 25, 2005
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 TAMAQUA. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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