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Capt. Philip J. O'Brien (ST-46)

  • Laid down in 1942 as a US Army design 257-A steel hulled tug at JK Welding Brooklyn N.Y.
  • Launched in 1942
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps, February 1943
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps, placed in service as Capt. Philip J. O'Brien (ST-46)
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Redesignated ST-1370, circa 1946
  • Allocated, date unknown, to US Air Force, designated U 58-1109
  • Redesignated, date unknown, TG-50-1109 by US Air Force
  • Acquired 1n 1947 by Venezuelan Navym renamed Esteban Rojas
  • Final Disposition, struck in 1958, fate unknown
    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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