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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

  • Laid down in 1942 as the Maritime Commission type V2-ME-A1 steel hull tug Port Byron at Calumet Shipyard and Drydock Co., Chicago, IL.
  • Launched in 1942
  • Delivered to the War Shipping Administration, 11 September 1942
  • Purchased by the War Department, 11 September 1942
  • Delivered in September 1942 to the US Army Quartermaster Corps
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corps, placed in service in September 1942 as LT-113
  • Retired from US Army service circa 1946
  • Acquired in 1946 by Dalzell Towing and Transportation Co. (New Haven Transport Company), New York, N.Y., named Dalzellaird
  • Final Disposition, scrapped in 1970s
    Displacement 203 t.(gross)
    Length 94'
    Beam 25'
    Draft 14'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one 1,050hp diesel engine
    single propeller

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