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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Sgt. Clarence W. Foss US Army LT-132 (1944 - 1950)
Laid down, circa 1943, as US Army type 228 steel-hulled Large Tug LT-132 by Tampa Marine, Tampa, FL.
Delivered to the US Army Transportation Service, circa September 1943-April 1944
Commissioned US Army LT-132
Named Sgt. Clarence W. Foss US Army LT-132, date unknown
Acquired by the Navy with the creation of the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) in 1950
Placed in service as USNS T-ATA-242
Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register in 1962
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1972 by Hatch & Kirk, Seattle, WA.
Propulsion diesel-electric engines, single screw, 1,000hp.
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||Sgt. Clarence W. Foss (LT-132) moored in an Alaskan port, date unknown.
Photo from the Captain Lloyd H. (Kinky) Bayers Collection, 1898-1967. ASL-MS-10, housed in the Alaska State Historical Collection.
There is no DANFS history available for T-ATA-242 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 8 May 2015
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