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USAV Cat Lai (ST-915)

Dorchester Heights Class Small Tug:
  • Built by Conrad Industries - Orange Shipbuilding, Orange, TX
  • Laid down, date unknown
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered to US Quartermaster Corps, named USAV Cat Lai (ST-915), March 2004
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corps, Fort Eustis, VA
  • Current Disposition, active in service
    Displacement 109 tons (light)
    Length 60' overall
    Beam 22' 6"
    Draft 6' 6"
    Speed 10.5 knots
    Complement 4
    Cruise Radius 700 miles @ 10.5 knots
    two Cummins KTA19-M3 diesels, 1280bhp
    two Kaplan 4-bladed swiveling nozzle props

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    USAV Cat Lai (ST-915)
    Keystone State
    87k US Army Small Tugs Cat Lai (ST-915) and Fort Moultrie (ST-912) tow the Derrick Barge Keystone State (BD-6801) out to a pre-scouted area in the James River for the transfer of cargo from ship to ship during an exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., 6 August, 2013.
    U.S. Army photo, DVIDS VIRIN # 130806-A-TD020-401 by Spc. Cal Turner
    Tommy Trampp

    Navsource Contributor Tommy Trampp Cat-Lai Photos
    Tommy Trampp (1967)
    Cat-Lai (1967)
    Newport (1966)
    Newport (2020)

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