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Reeves (ST-48)

  • Laid down in 1942 as a US Army design 257-A steel hulled tug at Dubuque Boat & Boiler Works, Dubuque, IA.
  • Launched in 1942
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps in January 1943
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corps, placed in service as Reeves (ST-48)
  • Re-allocated to the US Army Corps of Engineers in the 1940s, renamed Fort Norfolk
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1953
  • Acquired 1953: by Able Marine Service Inc,, New York, renamed Patricia J.
  • Acquired in 1954 by St. George Towing Line Inc., New York, renamed Walter Tracy
  • Acquired in the 1970s by Richard E. Thompson, Staten Island, N.Y., renamed Micky
  • Final Disposition, 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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