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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

  • Laid down in in 1944 as a US Army design 327-A, tug ST-703 by Equitable Equipment, Madisonville, LA.
  • Launched in April 1944
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermasters Corps in November 1944
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corps and placed in service as ST-703
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1947
  • Acquired in 1947 by Interstate Oil Transportation Co., Philadelphia, PA., renamed Elizabeth S. Hooper
  • Acquired in 1958 by McAllister Brothers Towing Co., New York, N.Y., renamed Neill McAllister
  • Acquired in 1967 by unknown buyer in San Perlo, Mexico, reflagged Mexico
  • Final disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 140 gross tons
    Length 86'
    Beam 23'
    Draft 10'
    Speed 9.5 kts
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one 1 8cyl Enterprise diesel type DMG-38, diesel engine, 650bhp,
    single three bladed propeller

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    84k Ex-US Army Tug ST-703 in commercial service as the Interstate Oil Transportation Co. tug Elizabeth S. Hooper moored, date and location unknown.
    Photo from William Hooper Collection
    Tommy Trampp

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