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Paducah

 

A city in western Kentucky at the junction of the Tennessee and Ohio Rivers.

 

II

 

(YTB–758: dp. 409 (f.); l. 109’; b. 30’; dr. 14’; s. 12 k.; cpl. 10; cl. Pontiac)

 

The second Paducah (YTB–758) was laid down 5 May 1960 at the Southern Shipbuilding Corp., Slidell, La.; launched 31 August 1960; delivered and placed in service 24 February 1961. Assigned to the 5th Naval District, headquartered at Norfolk, Paducah has provided tug service for ships operating in Virginia waters into 1970.