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Lt. Colonel John H. Adams (1942 - 1947)

Design 238 Tug:
  • Built by Equitable Equipment Co., Madisonville, LA (YN 134 or 155)
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps as the tug Lt. Colonel John H. Adams, April 1942
  • Transferred to Corps of Engineers, renamed Marquette, 1947
  • Served in Duluth District, 1947 - 1983
  • Acquired by the Great Lakes Naval and Maritime Museum of Chicago, IL, 24 September 1983
  • Registered to Robbie’s Shipping Agency & Port Services, Key West, FL, renamed Mona Larue (ON 672262), 1996
  • Documentation expired, March 2006
  • FInal disposition, fate unknown
    Displacement 143 gross tons, 97 net tons
    Length 97.9" waterline, 102' overall
    Beam 25'
    Depth of Hull unknown
    Draft 11'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    single diesel engine, 900 hp
    single propeller

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    70k US Army Corps of Engineers tug Marquette underway, date and location unknown.
    Photo from Bowling Green State University - Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
    149k US Army Corps of Engineers tug Marquette tied up with dredge Col. D.D. Gaillard, date and location unknown.
    Photo from Northeast Michigan Oral History & Historic Photograph Archive, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
    Dave Wright
    290k Postcard of US Army Corps of Engineers tug Marquette moored alongside the Michigan Street Bridge at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, circa early 1980s. Dave Wright

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