A starboard bow view of USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)
being assisted by Ketchikan
(YTB-795) and another tug, while docking at Sierra Pier, Naval Station Guam during Exercise TANDEM THRUST '99.
||15 June 1967
||Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin
||18 December 1967
||11 June 1968
||6 November 1968
||5 June 2001
||Disposed of in support of fleet training exercise, 25 April 2003
|Class & type:
||Natick-class large harbor tug
- 283 long tons (288 t) (light)
- 356 long tons (362 t) (full)
||109 ft (33 m)
||31 ft (9.4 m)
||14 ft (4.3 m)
||12 knots (14 mph; 22 km/h)
Ketchikan (YTB-795) was a United States Navy Natick-class large harbor tug named for Ketchikan, Alaska.
The contract for Ketchikan was awarded 15 June 1967. She was laid down on 18 December 1967 at Marinette, Wisconsin, by Marinette Marine and launched 11 June 1968.
Ketchikan served as a harbor tug at Naval Station Guam, Marianas Islands.
Stricken from the Navy List 5 June 2001, Ketchikan was sunk during fleet training exercises 25 April 2003.