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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1)- World War II Victory Medal

  • Laid down in 1942 as a US Army design 257-A steel hulled tug at Port Houston Iron Works Inc., Houston, TX.
  • Launched in 1943
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps, February 1943
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps, placed in service as ST-86
  • During World War II ST-86 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater and participated in the Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1944
  • Retired from US Army service circa 1946
  • ST-86 earned one battle star for World War II service
  • 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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