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