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US Army LT-532 (1944 - 1950)

  • Laid down, circa 1943-1944, as US Army Type 377-A steel-hulled Large Tug LT-532 by Levingston Shipbuilding, Orange, TX.
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps, circa January to June 1944
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Service, placed in service as circa January to June 1944
  • Acquired by the Navy with the creation of the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) in 1950
  • Placed in service as USNS T-ATA-239
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register and returned to US Army custody in 1960
  • Sold in 1964 to Puget Sound Tug & Barge Co., Seattle, named Active
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications: Specifications:
    Displacement 493 t.(gross), 184 t.(net)
    Length 143.5'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 11.5 kts
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one diesel-electric engine
    single propeller 1,900shp

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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    Last Updated 29 February 2008