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Col. Ernest H. Agnew

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

Design 191 Tug:
  • Built by Equitable Equipment Co., Madisonville, LA (YN 122)
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps as the tug Col. Ernest H. Agnew, February 1941
  • Transited Panama Canal, Atlantic to Pacific, 20 April 1941
  • Noted operating at Oakland, CA, June 1941
  • Retained in Army postwar (still listed 1954)
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 142 gross tons
    Length 80'
    Beam 23'
    Draft 10'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    one Superior 8-cylinder diesel, 560 hp
    single propeller

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    Col Ernest H. Agnew
    23k Ernest H. Agnew was born in Rockford, Illinois, 02 August 1874. He died of apoplexy at the Presido, San Francisco, Calfornia, 25 February 1934.
    Image from Topeka State Journal, 02 November 1899
    Tommy Trampp
    Col. Ernest H. Agnew
    Col. Ernest H. Agnew
    87k Col. Ernest H. Agnew as completed, 1941.
    Photo from Diesel Progress, July 1941
    Dave Wright

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