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One of the NATICK - class large harbor tugs, the SACO was the third ship in the Navy to bear the name. Initially assigned to the Guam Naval Station, the tug later transfered to the US west coast. The SACO was stricken from the Navy list on June 9, 2004, and later sold for scrap.
|General Characteristics:||Awarded: June 15, 1967|
|Keel laid: January 12, 1968|
|Launched: July 3, 1968|
|Delivered: January 8, 1969|
|Stricken: June 9, 2004|
|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 SACO. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.
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