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