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US Army Small Tug:
  • Laid down in in 1944, by JK Welding Co., Brooklyn, N.Y. as the US Army design 327-D small tug ST-890
  • Launched in 1945
  • Completed in 1945
  • Delivered to US Quartermaster Corps in April 1945
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corp., placed in service as ST-890
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Sold in 1961 to Samson Tug & Barge Co. Inc., Sitka, AK,, renamed Martin D.
  • Final Disposition, foundered 15 January 1974 at the entrance to Wrangell Narrows, Wrangell, AK.
    Displacement 100t. (net) 147t. (gross)
    Length 80.2'
    Beam 23.2'
    Draft 9.1'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one 650 hp 6cyl Busch-Sulzer diesel engine
    single propeller

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