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Wenatchee

 

A tribe of Indians of the Salishan language group, who lived in the area that is now central Washington state, principally around Lake Chelan

 

II

 

(YTB-808: dp. 344 (f.) ; l. 109'; b. 29'; dr. 14'; s. 12 k. (tl.); cpl. 16; cl. Natick)

 

The second Wenatchee (YTB-808), a large harbor tug, was laid down on 24 November 1969 at Sturgeon Bay, Wis., by Pedersen Builders, Inc.; launched on 7 July 1970; and placed in service on Christmas Day 1970.

 

The tug was assigned to the 11th Naval District and, since going into service, has operated at San Diego, Calif. As of 1 January 1979, she was still active at San Diego.