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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

  • Laid down circa September 1943-April 1944 as a US Army design 228 steel hull tugboat at Tampa Marine, Tampa, FL.
  • Launched circa September 1943-April 1944
  • Delivered, circa September 1943-April 1944 to the US Army Quartermaster Corps
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corps, placed in service circa September 1943-April 1944 as LT-130
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Acquired in 1965 by Pacific Towboat and Salvage Co., Long Beach, CA.m named Pacific Ranger
  • Acquired in 1996 by Sause Bros. Ocean Towing Co., Coos Bay, OR., renamed Tillamook
  • Acquired in 1997 by Vessel Acquisition, LLC of Houston, TX, name retained
  • Seized through legal action in 2000 by Premium Rice Trading Inc., Houston, TX, and sold
  • Acquired in 2000 by Haliday Ltd., Panama, reflagged Panama, renamed Pacific Salvor
  • Acquired in 2003 by Polanda SA, Guayaquil, Ecuador, reflagged Ecuador, name retained
  • Leased in 2006 to Offshore Express LLC of Houma, LA., reflagged Panama, name retained
  • Acquired in 2015 by Pacific Towing PNG Ltd., Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea and reflagged to Papua New Guinea, name retained
  • Acquired in 2016 by IMI del Peru SAC of Piura, Peru, reflagged Peru, name retained
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 296 t.(gross), 201 t.(net)
    Length 123'
    Beam 30'
    Draft 18'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    two diesel engines, 1,225hp
    two propellers

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