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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 1944 as a US Army design 293-A wood hull tug at Hillstrom Shipbuilding Co., North Bend, OR.
  • Launched in June 1944
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps, September 1944
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps, placed in service as LT-518
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Acquired, date unknown, by unknown interest, named Captain
  • Final Disposition, abandoned in Vietnam, date unknown
    Displacement 282 t. (gross)
    Length 127'
    Beam 28'
    Draft 19'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one diesel engine, 1,200hp
    single propeller

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