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Arcata (YTB 768)

- stricken -
- sunk as a target -

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Named after the village in Humboldt County, Calif., the ARCATA was one of the NATICK - class large harbor tugs and the third ship in the Navy to bear the name. Throughout her career, the ARCATA served in the Seattle, Wash., area. Stricken on April 4, 2004, the ARCATA was sunk as a target on October 2, 2004, at 33 10' 20'' North, 120 57' 01'' West in 1,315 fathoms of water.

General Characteristics:Awarded: January 18, 1963
Keel laid: May 15, 1963
Launched: November 30, 1963
Delivered: June 9, 1964
Stricken: April 4, 2004
Builder: Mobile Ship Repair, Mobile, Ala.
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 ARCATA. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.

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