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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 - World War II Victory Medal

  • Laid down in 1944 as a US Army design 257-A steel hulled tug at John E. Matton & Sons Inc., Cohoes, N.Y.
  • Launched in February 1944
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps, June 1944
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps, placed in service as ST-87
  • During World War II ST-87 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater
  • Retired from US Army service circa 1945
  • Transferred in 1945 to the government of the Netherlands at Rotterdam
  • Transferred, 12 June 1946, to the government of Finland, renamed No 10
  • Transferred, 21 November 1946, to the Finnish Navy, redesignated DR-10
  • Redesignated DR-11 in 1949
  • Acquired in 1950 by F.W. Hollming O/Y, Rauma, Finland, converted to an icebreaker
  • Renamed Halli in 1951
  • Acquired 24 June 1958, by ARPEC - Société d'Armement & de Pêche Srl, Port St Louis-du-Rhône, France, renamed Mistral III
  • Acquired in 1962 by Société Dumez SA, Le Havre, France, renamed Jean Luc
  • Acquired in 1973 by Serra Frères Srl, Toulon, France, renamed Jason
  • Final Disposition, broken up in 1986 at La Spezia, Italy
    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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