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Natchitoches (YTB 799)

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


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