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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

  • Laid down in 1943 as the US Army Design 377-A steel hulled tug LT-534 at Levingston Ship Building, Orange, TX.
  • Launched, in 1943
  • Delivered, 6 April 1944, to the US Army Quartermaster Corps.
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps., placed in service in April 1944 as LT-534
  • Retired from US Army service in 1947
  • Acquired in 1947 by Moran Towing Co., New York, N.Y., named Eugene F. Moran
  • Acquired in 1949 by an Argentinian interest, renamed Capitan Rey, reflagged Argentina
  • Acquired in 1995 by Argentinian interest, renamed Trueno del Plata
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 493 t.(gross), 184 t.(net)
    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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