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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
    Displacement 249 gross tons
    Length 113'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 11 kts
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one Enterprise Diesel engine, 1,200hp
    single propeller

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