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National Defense Service Medal

  • Laid down in 1955 as the steel hulled tug ST-2198 at Fellows and Stewart Inc., San Pedro, CA., for the US Army
  • Launched in 1955
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps in 1955
  • Allocated to the US Army Transportation Corps, placed in service as ST-2198
  • Retired from US Army service, circa 1979
  • Acquired in 1979 by Halvorsen Towing Co., Ketchikan, AK., renamed Sigrid H.
  • Acquired in 1987 by Manke Tug and Barge Co., Shelton, AK., name retained
  • Acquired in 2006 by the Makah Tribe of Neah Bay, WA., renamed Colbar
  • Acquired in 2007 by Quigg Bros. Inc., Aberdeen, WA., renamed Betty
  • Current/Final Disposition unknown
    Displacement 69 t. gross, 47 t. net
    Length 65'2"
    Beam 20'8"
    Draft 7'4"
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    single 900 hp diesel engine
    single screw

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    211k Ex-US Army tugboat ST-2198 underway while in commercial service as the Quigg Brothers Inc. tug Betty
    Photo by Kyle Stubbs, courtesy

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