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Antigo II (YTB-792)

(YTB-792:dp.356(f.);l. 109';b. 31'; dr. 14';s. 12k. (tl.);cpl. 12;cl. Natick)

A city in northeastern Wisconsin, Antigo is the seat of government for Langlade County. The word Antigo is of Indian origin and is said to refer to evergreens.


The second Antigo (YTB-792) was laid down on 27 September 1966 at Marinette, Wis., by the Marinette Marine Corp.; launched on 18 April 1967; completed in July 1967; and placed in service soon thereafter.

Assigned to the 6th Naval District and based at Charleston, S.C., Antigo has spent her entire Navy career providing towing and other support services for ships visiting Charleston. As of the beginning of 1987, the tug was still attached to the 6th Naval District.

Published: Thu Jun 18 07:42:06 EDT 2015