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Waxahachie (YTB 814)

- later IX 545 -

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Named after a town in Texas, the WAXAHACHIE is one of the NATICK - class large harbor tugs and the first ship in the Navy to bear the name. Based at Pearl Harbor, Hi., the tug was stricken from the Navy list in 2006. However, on August 3, 2007, the Navy reacquired the tug, changed the hullnumber to IX 545, but did not reassign the name. IX 545 is presently serving at Pearl Harbor as a reusable target vessel.

General Characteristics:Awarded: June 22, 1970
Keel laid: April 1, 1971
Launched: September 9, 1971
Delivered: January 2, 1972
Builder: Peterson Shipbuilders, Sturgeon Bay, 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
Homeport: Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Crew: 12

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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard WAXAHACHIE. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.

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