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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 in 1900 as the wooden hull tug George R. Vosberg in Portland, OR.
  • Launched in 1900
  • Delivered in 1900 to Wheeler Lumber Co., Wheeler, OR.
  • Acquired in 1930 by Anchor Towing Co,, Portland, OR., renamed George M. Brown
  • Re-engined in 1942 with one 360bhp diesel engine
  • Requisitioned by the War Shipping Administration in 1942
  • Acquired by the US Army Quartermaster Corps. in 1942
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corps., placed in service as ST-242
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement106 t.
    Length 76'
    Beam 20'
    Draft 9'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    one steam engine, 720bhp
    single propeller

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