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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

Design 257-A Small Tugboat:
  • Built by Reliable Welding Works, Olympia, WA
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered to the US Army Transportation Corps as ST 13, 1943
  • Acquired by F.M. Yorke, Vancouver, BC, 1948
  • Final Disposition, unknown 1
    1. Several sources claim this tug sank 09 April 1948, without evidence. At least four ex-Army STs went into Canadian merchant service; this unit possibly became Pacific Buoy (C177418), but the truth remains unclear.
    Displacement 106 gross tons
    Length 74'
    Beam 20'
    Draft 8.4'
    Speed 9.3 kts
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one 6cyl Atlas-Imperial type 6BM, 400bhp
    single three bladed propeller

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