USS Chetek (YTB-827)

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USS Chetek (YTB-827) tied up at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA., 7 July 1988. USS Agawam (YTB-809) is astern of Agawam.
Name: USS Chetek (YTB-827)
Builder: Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin
Laid down: 21 May 1973
Launched: 25 October 1973
In service: 8 December 1973
Fate: Transferred to the US Army of Corps of Engineers, Buffalo, N.Y., 1 March 1996
General characteristics
Class and type: Natick-class tugboat
Displacement: 283 long tons (288 t)
Length: 109 ft (33 m)
Beam: 31 ft (9.4 m)
Draft: 14 ft (4.3 m)
Speed: 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)
Complement: 12
Armament: None

USS Chetek (YTB-827) was a Natick class tugboat launched in 1973 and serving until 1996. She acted as a tug in the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, VA.