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Fredericksburg (LT-1956)

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

National Defense Service Medal

  • Laid down in 1952 as a steel hull tugboat for the US Army at Avondale Shipyards, New Orleans, LA.
  • Launched, in 1952
  • Delivered, February 1953 to the US Army Quartermaster Corps.
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corps., placed in service in February 1953 as LT-1956
  • Named Fredericksburg (LT-1956), date unknown
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Acquired, date unknown by unknown interest, renamed American Patriot, reflagged Guyana
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 188 t.(net)
    Length 107'
    Beam 26'6"
    Loaded 14'9"
    Light 4'1"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one diesel engine, 2000hp
    single propeller

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