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Appomattox (ST-2127)
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ST-2127


Tug:
  • Laid down in 1956, as the steel hulled tug ST-2127 at American Boiler Works, Erie, PA. for the US Army
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Completed and Delivered by Matton Shipyard Inc., Cohoes, N.Y.
  • Accepted by the US Army Quartermaster Corps. in 1956
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corps. and placed in service as ST-2127
  • Named Appomattox (ST-2127), date unknown,
  • Out of service in 1988
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 54 t. (net) 71 t. (gross)
    Length 67'
    Beam 23'
    Draft 8'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Propulsion
    one 600 hp White Atlas Imperial diesel engine
    single propeller

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    Appomattox
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    Namesake
    Appomattox - The Battle of Appomattox Court House, fought in Appomattox County, VA., on the morning of April 9, 1865, was one of the last battles of the American Civil War (18611865). It was the final engagement of Confederate General in Chief, Robert E. Lee, and his Army of Northern Virginia before it surrendered to the Union Army of the Potomac under the Commanding General of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant.
    "Peace in Union." The surrender of General Lee to General Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, 9 April 1865. by Thomas Nast (1840 - 1902) (Reproduction of a painting by Thomas Nast, which was completed thirty years after the surrender.
    Granger Historical Picture Archive
    Tommy Trampp

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