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Wanamassa (YTB 820)

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Initially assigned to San Juan, Puerto Rico, and later transfered to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the WANAMASSA is one of the NATICK - class large harbor tugs and the first ship in the Navy named after the Indian chief and the town in New Jersey.

General Characteristics:Awarded: August 9, 1971
Keel laid: October 28, 1972
Launched: May 4, 1973
Delivered: July 12, 1973
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
Homeport: Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Crew: 12


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Crew List:

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


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