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USNS CATAWBA (T-ATF 168)
FLEET OCEAN TUG
VESSEL STATUS
Class: ATF 166 UIC: 21015
Status: Military Sealift Command (MSC) Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force Fleet: U.S. PACIFIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 05/28/1980 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Support Force
Builder: Marinette Marine Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/12/1975 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 12/14/1977 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/22/1979 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 38.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 05/28/1980 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 37.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 226 ft Waterline Length: 204 ft
Extreme Beam: 42 ft Waterline Beam: 42 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 15 ft Draft Limit: 15 ft
Light Displacement: 1387 tons Full Displacement: 2000 tons
Dead Weight: 613 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel
Accommodations: Officers: 4
Enlisted: 13
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND
Planning Yard: Military Sealift Command
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: MSC
Comments:
Last Updated: 08/16/2011
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