USS Menasha (YTB-773)

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Name: USS Menasha (YTB-773)
Builder: Jakobson Shipyard, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York
Launched: 4 November 1964
Sponsored by: Mrs. E. J. Stock
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

Placed in service in January 1965, she sailed to Norfolk for tug duty in the 5th Naval District, during which she was reclassified YTM‑761 in September 1965. Reassigned to the 4th Naval District in summer 1966, Menasha provides unglamorous but vital harbor services, primarily to the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard.