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LT. George M. Harris

  • Laid down in 1905 as a wood-hulled tugboat at Puget Sound Engineering Works, Seattle, WA.
  • Launched in 1905
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermaster Corps in 1905, placed in service as LT. George M. Harris
  • Retired from Army service, date unknown
  • Acquired in 1923 by Foss Tug and Launch Co., Tacoma, WA., Renamed Andrew Foss
  • Final Disposition, sunk by collision in heavy weather, 135 miles south of Ketchikan, AK., 4 August 1951
    Displacement 125t.
    Length 97.4'
    Beam 22.9'
    Draft 9'
    Speed unknown
    Complement unknown
    Cruise Radius unknown
    Towing Equipment unknown
    single propeller

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    LT. George M. Harris
    69k Ex-US Army tug LT. George M. Harris underway while in commercial service as Foss Tug and Launch Co. tug Andrew Foss, date and location unknown.
    Photo P.S.M.H.S., courtesy TugboatInformation
    Tommy Trampp

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