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Named after the city in Washington, the WAPATO 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 April 25, 1996, the tug was finally sold on December 27, 2002.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: January 14, 1965|
|Keel laid: January 14, 1966|
|Launched: April 18, 1966|
|Delivered: June 21, 1966|
|Stricken: April 25, 1996|
|Builder: Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, 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 WAPATO. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.