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US Army Small Tug:
  • Laid down in in 1945, by JK Welding Co., Brooklyn, N.Y. as the US Army design 327-D small tug ST-893
  • Launched in 1945
  • Completed in 1945
  • Delivered to US Quartermaster Corps in July 1945
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corp., placed in service as ST-893
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Transferred in 1980s to Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA. for use as a research vessel. name retained
  • Sold in, 1998 to unknown party at Anacortes, WA., converted to a "live-in" boat
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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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