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Poughkeepsie (YTB 813)

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One of the NATICK - class large harbor tugs, the POUGHKEEPSIE was the second ship in the Navy to be named after the city 65 miles north of New York City. Serving in the Francisco Bay Area for most of her career, the tug was transfered to Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hi., in the mid-1990s. POUGHKEEPSIE was stricken from the Navy list on April 26, 2006.

General Characteristics:Awarded: June 22, 1970
Keel laid: February 16, 1971
Launched: July 23, 1971
Delivered: November 27, 1971
Stricken: April 26, 2006
Builder: Peterson Shipbuilders, Sturgeon Bay, 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 POUGHKEEPSIE. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.


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