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Pvt. Romeo Leclair (LT-366)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

  • Laid down in 1944 as a wood hull tugboat for the US Army at Gray's Harbor Shipbuilding Co., Aberdeen, WA.
  • Launched, in 1944
  • Delivered in 1944 to the US Army Quartermaster Corps.
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corps., placed in service in 1944 as LT-366
  • Named Pvt. Romeo Leclair (LT-366) in 1944
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1958
  • Acquired in 1958 by Foss Maritime Co., Seattle, WA., renamed Patricia Foss
  • Taken out of service and laid up in 1976
  • Sold in 1980 by unknown interest, renamed Dominion
  • Acquired, date unknown, by David Allan Clark, Bremerton, WA., for a restoration effort, name retained
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 290 t.(gross), 122 t.(net)
    Length 117'5"
    Beam 28'
    Draft 12'8"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one diesel engine
    single propeller

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    Pvt. Romeo Leclair
    Pvt. Romeo Leclair (LT-366) Citation - The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) to Romeo A. Leclair (31200648), Private First Class, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving as a Medical Aidman with the 143d Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 21 January 1944, near the Rapido River in Italy. Private First Class LeClair's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the 36th Infantry Division, and the United States Army.
    General Orders: Headquarters, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 70 (1944)
    Tommy Trampp
    Pvt. Romeo Leclair
    200k Ex-US Army tug Pvt. Romeo Leclair (LT-366) moored pierside, date and location unknown.
    Photo by David Allan Clark, courtesy TugboatInformation
    Tommy Trampp
    Pvt. Romeo Leclair
    212k Dominion (Ex-US Army tug Pvt. Romeo Leclair (LT-366)) moored at Bremerton Marina, Bremerton, WA., April 24, 2018
    Photo by rbelesky, courtesy

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