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USACE Kempe (ST-935)
ST-731 (II)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

  • Laid down in 1944 as the US Army, design 327-E, tug ST-731 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-731
  • Reassigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers, redesignated USACE Kempe (ST-935)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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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