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Tomahawk (YTB 789)

- stricken -

no coat of arms

Named after the river in Wisconsin, the TOMAHAWK was one of the NATICK - class large harbor tugs and the second ship in the Navy to bear the name. Initially, the TOMAHAWK was assigned to the 10th Naval District, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and provided tug and tow services out of Roosevelt Roads until reassigned to the 6th Naval District in the spring of 1971 and stationed at Mayport, Fla.

Stricken from the Navy list on October 1, 2004, the tug was finally sold in October 2007.

General Characteristics:Awarded: January 14, 1965
Keel laid: January 31, 1966
Launched: May 5, 1966
Delivered: June 7, 1966
Stricken: October 1, 2004
Builder: Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, 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 TOMAHAWK. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.

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