USS Mandan (YTB-794)

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Starboard broadside view of USS Mandan (YTB-794) underway in the harbor at Naval Station Subic Bay, Luzon, Philippines, 8 December 1990
Name: USS Mandan (YTB-794)
Builder: Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin
Laid down: 11 December 1967
Launched: 30 April 1968
Acquired: 15 October 1968
Struck: 5 January 2001
Fate: disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise, 27 April 2003
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 Mandan (YTB-794) was a Natick class tug laid down in 1967, at Marinette Marine corp, Marinette, Wisconsin. She served at Naval Station Subic Bay, Philippines until the Vietnam war when she was reassigned to NSA Danang, South Vietnam. She earned service ribbons for Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase V, Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase VI, and Tet/69 Counteroffensive. After that conflict's conclusion Mandan was again assigned to Subic Bay where she served out the rest of her career until being struck from the registers in 2001.