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  • Laid down in 1944 as US Army small tug ST-730 at Port Houston Ironworks, Houston, TX.
  • Launched, in 1944
  • Delivered in 1944 to US Quartermaster Corps
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps, placed in service as ST-730
  • Retired from Army service, circa 1946
  • Acquired, circa 1946, by a Greek company, renamed Knossos reflagged Greece
  • Acquired, circa 1950, by Loucas G. Matsas Salvage & Towage, Piraeus, Greece, renamed Aghios Gerasimos
  • Sank, circa March-April 1979 at Piraeus while berthing MV Erlenhain, raised, taken To Perama declared total loss
  • Final Disposition, broken up December 1979
    Displacement 52 t. (net) 133 t. (gross)
    Length 86'
    Beam 24'
    Draft 9.2'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one 650 hp Clark Bros. diesel engine
    single propeller

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