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Scalley (ST-49)

  • 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 Scalley (ST-49)
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1946
  • Acquired in 1946 by The Curtis Bay Towing Co,, Baltimore, MD., renamed Kings Point
  • Acquired in the 1940s by GATCO - Gulf Atlantic Transportation Co., Jacksonville, FL., renamed Gatco Maryland
  • Restyled in 1956 to GATCO - Gulf Atlantic Towing Corp,, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Acquired in the 1960s by Fletcher Transportation Corp., Jacksonville, FL.
  • Acquired in the 1970s by David M. Spicer, Jacksonville, FL., renamed Atlas
  • Acquired in 1976 by Towboats Inc,, New Orleans, LA.
  • Acquired in 1977 by Walter Kobzoff, New Orleans, LA.
  • 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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