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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
R/V Pacific Escort (I)
LT-535 (1945 - 1984)
US Army Large Tug Class 377-A:
Built in 1943-44 at Levingston Shipbuilding Orange TX .
Launched, date unknown
Delivered to the Army, circa January to June 1944, commissioned LT-535
Acquired by the US Navy in 1985
Placed in service with name Pacific Escort used as an escort for submarines and as a general research vessel available for hire from Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Place out of service and struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold for commercial service, date unknown, may have been renamed Ataboy by the U.S. Navy as Ataboy date unknown
Current Disposition, in merchant service as Brittania U 111 in Nigeria.
Length 143' 5"
Speed 11.5 kts.
Propulsion two diesel engines, single shaft, 1,530shp
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||R/V Pacific Escort) moored at her berth at Mare Island Naval Shipyard in October 1987,
US Navy photo # (MINS) Navy Photo 222280, Oct 1987.
There is no DANFS history record available for Pacific Escort at NavSource
Last Updated 23 May 2008
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