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Barge - Self-propelled:
  • Built in 1942 as US Army wooden hulled self-propelled Barge BSP-513 by Maritime Shipyard, Seattle, WA.
  • Launched, 1942
  • Delivered to the US Army Quartermasters Corps, November 1942
  • Assigned to the US Army Transportation Corp.
  • Christened, commissioned and placed in service in 1942 as BSP-513
  • Retired from US Army service, date unknown
  • Sold, date unknown, renamed Lois Anderson
  • Current Disposition, unknown
    Displacement 190 t.
    Length 86'
    Beam 26'
    Draft 9'
    Speed unknown
    Range unknown
    Complement unknown
    Fuel Capacity unknown
    two diesel engines
    two shafts, 340shp

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    62k Lois Anderson (ex US Army BSP-513) moored pierside at Homer AK. in 1948
    University of Alaska Digital Archives, photo by Steve McCutcheon
    John Spivey
    236k Lois Anderson between seasons at Fishermen’s Terminal on Salmon Bay, Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA., 15 January 2015.
    Tommyh Trampp

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