|Ordered:||31 January 1964|
|Builder:||Marinette Marine, Marinette, Wisconsin|
|Laid down:||1 October 1964|
|Launched:||15 July 1965|
|Acquired:||1 December 1965|
|Reclassified:||Yard tug, YT-800, 7 October 2008|
|Struck:||1 October 2004|
|Reinstated:||7 October 2008|
|Class & type:||Natick-class large harbor tug|
|Displacement:||283 long tons (288 t) (lt) 356 long tons (362 t) (full)|
|Length:||109 ft (33 m)|
|Beam:||31 ft (9.4 m)|
|Draft:||14 ft (4.3 m)|
|Propulsion:||Diesel engine, single screw Twin z-drive, 2008|
|Speed:||12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph)|
Manhattan served in Viet Nam between November 1966 and September 1968.
After Viet Nam, Manhattan was assigned to Naval Submarine Base Bangor.
Stricken from the Navy List 1 October 2004, Manhattan was sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS), 23 August 2005, to Grant Westmoreland, LMW Investments Inc. for $151,888.
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- "Really Random Tugs". Retrieved 2012-07-25.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entries can be found here and here.
- Photo gallery of Manhattan (YTB-779) at NavSource Naval History
- "Manhatten (6504296)". ABS Record. American Bureau of Shipping. Retrieved 2013-08-24. – name misspelled at ABS
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