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Named after the city in Louisiana, the NATCHITOCHES 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 October 13, 1995, the tug was transfered to the US Army on December 28, 1995.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: May 2, 1968|
|Keel laid: June 24, 1968|
|Launched: January 9, 1969|
|Delivered: May 22, 1969|
|Stricken: October 13, 1995|
|Builder: Southern Shipbuilding Corp., Slidell, La.|
|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 NATCHITOCHES. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.