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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|
|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|
|Homeport: Guantanamo Bay, Cuba|
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.