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Tuskegee (YTB-806)

|Ship image= USS Tuskegee (YTB-806) assists USS Ranger (CV-61) at Pearl Harbor on 1 June 1991.jpg |Ship caption=Tuskegee (YTB-806) and  Niantic (YTB-781) assist USS Ranger (CV-61) while docking at the Naval Supply Center pier at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, HI., 1 June 1991.

|module= Career Awarded: 4 March 1969Builder: Peterson Builders, Sturgeon Bay, WILaid down: 25 September 1969Launched: 15 April 1970In service: 2 October 1970Struck: 26 April 2006Fate: Sold 11 February 2008 |module2= General characteristics Class & type: Natick-class large harbor tugDisplacement: 282 long tons (287 t) (light)
341 long tons (346 t) (full)Length: 109 ft (33 m)Beam: 31 ft (9.4 m)Draft: 14 ft (4.3 m)Speed: 12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)Complement: 12Armament: None }} Tuskegee (YTB-806) was a United States Navy Natick-class large harbor tug named for Tuskegee, Alabama.[1]


The contract for Tuskegee was awarded 4 March 1969. She was laid down on 25 September 1969 at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, by Peterson Builders and launched 15 April 1970.

Operational history[]

Tuskegee served the 14th Naval District at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for her entire career.

Stricken from the Navy List 26 April 2006, ex-Tuskegee was sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for reuse or conversion, 11 February 2008.


  • This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entry can be found here.

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