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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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

  • Laid down in 1943 as the US Army Design 377-A steel hulled tug LT-531 at Levingston Ship Building, Orange, TX.
  • Launched, in 1943
  • Delivered, 26 February 1944, to US Quartermaster Corps
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps., placed in service as LT-531
  • During World War II LT-531 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Placed in service in February 1944
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement unknown
    Length 143.5'
    Beam 33'
    Draft 14'
    Speed 11.5 kts
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one diesel-electric engine
    single propeller 1,900shp

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    111k US Army tug LT-531 alongside the beached US Navy USS LST-742, date and location unknown. Tommy Trampp

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