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Major Ethel A. Robbins (LT-1)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


US Army Large Tug (LT) class seagoing tugboat:
  • Laid down, date unknown, as the Design 271 steel hull tug LT-1 at Jakobson Shipyard, Oyster Bay, N.Y.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service in April 1943
  • Named Major Ethel A. Robbins (LT-1) in 1944
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corp., Harbor Boat Branch
  • Placed out of service in 1946
  • Sold in 1946 to a Hong Kong concern, renamed MT Silverside reflagged Hong Kong
  • Resold in 1949 renamed MT HKT Silverside
  • Resold in 1960 renamed MT Silver Side
  • Resold in 1969 renamed MT Lorna
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 249 gross tons
    Length 113'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 11 kts
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Propulsion
    one Enterprise Diesel engine, 1,200hp
    single propeller

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