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USAV MG Henry Knox (LT-802)

International Radio Call Sign:
Alpha - Delta - Tango - Golf
Nathanael Greene Large Coastal Tug:
  • Built by Robert E. Derecktor Shipyard, Middletown, RI (YN 155)
  • Contract awarded, 05 January 1988
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, October 1989
  • Contract terminated when Derecktor defaulted, early 1992
  • Completed by Trinity Marine Group, Moss Point, MS (YN T042)
  • Delivered to US Quartermaster Corps, 07 May 1994
  • Assigned to the US Army Reserve 467th Transportation Company, Tacoma, WA
  • Current Disposition, in service
    Displacement 939 tons (fl)
    Length 128'
    Beam 36'
    Depth of Hold unknown
    Draft 16'
    Speed 12 knots (14 mph)
    Complement 23
    Cruise Radius unknown
    two GM EMD 12-645 FM8 diesel engines, 2550bhp / 1,900kW each
    two shafts

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    Henry Knox
    62k Henry Knox (25 July 1750 25 October 1806) was a military officer of the Continental Army and later the United States Army, who also served as the first United States Secretary of War from 1789 to 1794.
    Original portrait by Gilbert Stuart, 1806.
    National Museum of the United States Army.
    MG Henry Knox (LT-802)
    Henry Knox
    65k USAV MG Henry Knox (LT-802) underway near Seattle, WA, towing US Army barge FMS-789 from Tacoma to Seattle, 10 April 2010.
    Photo copyright Clarence Johnson
    Marine Traffic
    Henry Knox
    47k USAV MG Henry Knox (LT-802) underway, near Seattle, WA, 08 May 2010.
    Photo copyright Joel Kifer
    Marine Traffic
    Henry Knox
    39k USAV MG Henry Knox (LT-802) underway, near Seattle, WA, circa 2010.
    US Army photo via Wikipedia Commons
    Tommy Trampp
    Henry Knox
    1017k USAV MG Henry Knox (LT-802) tied up alongside USAV SSG Robert T. Kuroda (LSV-7) at Tacoma, WA, 17 October 2019.
    Photo copyright R. Belesky via
    Tommy Trampp
    Henry Knox
    63k USAV MG Henry Knox (LT-802) moored at Tacoma, WA, August 2017.
    Photo from 467th Transportation Company Facebook page
    Dave Wright

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