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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

  • Laid down in 1945 as a US Army design 254 steel hull tug at Marietta Manufacturing, Point Pleasant, W.V.
  • Launched in 1945
  • Delivered in April 1945 to the US Army Quartermaster Corps
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corps, placed in service in April 1945 as LT-814
  • Retired from US Army service in 1945
  • Acquired in 1945 by Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, named A.T.& S.F. No.8
  • Renamed, date unknown, Paul P Hastings
  • Acquired, circa 1984 by Robert Whipple of American Navigation, renamed Terminator
  • Final Disposition, sank of Point Arena, CA. in 1992
    Displacement 592 t.(gross), 227t.(net)
    Length 142'2'"
    Beam 31'1"
    Draft 16'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Propulsion As Built
    two Babcock &Wilcox water tube boilers
    one three-cylinder Skinner Uniflow steam engine of 1,200 hp (890 kW)
    single propeller
    Propulsion 1964 Rebuild
    one 1,600 hp (1,200 kW) General Motors 567C EMD F-7 engine
    single propeller

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    79k Ex-US Army tugboat LT-814 as the Santa Fe Railroad tug Paul P. Hastings at China Basin in San Francisco, CA. in 1982
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