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Paducah II (YTB-758)

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

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


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.

Published: Tue Aug 18 11:30:43 EDT 2015