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Sgt. Fred N. Coleman US Army LT-156 (1944 - 1950)

  • Laid down, circa 1943, as US Army type 238-A steel-hulled Large Tug LT-156 by Northwestern Shipbuilding, S. Bellingham, WA.
  • Delivered to the US Army Transportation Service, circa September 1943-March 1944
  • Commissioned US Army LT-156
  • Named Sgt. Fred N. Coleman US Army LT-156, 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-244
  • Placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold in 1956 to Alaska Barge & Transport Co., Seattle, renamed Tyonek
  • Resold, date unknown, to Pacific Towboat & Salvage Co. Los Angles, renamed E.A. Judd
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Length 105'
    Propulsion diesel-electric engines, single screw, 1,000hp.

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