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USNS T-ATA-239
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US Army LT-156 (1944 - 1950)


  • Laid down, circa 1943-1944, as US Army Type 377-A steel-hulled Large Tug LT-532 by Levingston Shipbuilding, Orange, TX.
  • Delivered to the US Army Transportation Service, circa January to June 1944
  • Commissioned US Army LT-532
  • Acquired by the Navy with the creation of the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) in 1950
  • Placed in service as USNS T-ATA-239
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register and returned to US Army custody in 1960
  • Sold in 1964 to Puget Sound Tug & Barge Co., Seattle, named Active
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Length 143'
    Propulsion diesel-electric engines, single screw, 1,000hp.

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