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Major Ralph Bogle (LT-3)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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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-3 at Jakobson Shipyard, Oyster Bay, N.Y.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered and placed in service in June 1943
  • Named Major Major Ralph Bogle (LT-3) in 1944
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corp., Harbor Boat Branch
  • Placed out of service in 1946
  • Sold, in 1946, reconfigured as a fishing vessel, renamed FV Pacific Titan
  • Renamed, date unknown, FV Pacific Trader
  • Final Disposition, capsized and sank in the Bering Sea, north of Unimak Island, 4 February 1980 with the loss of three crew members
    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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