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MOBILE POINT

Built in 1943, by Pendleton Shipyard of New Orleans, Louisiana (hull #108) as the Mobile Point for the United States Navy.

She was a A V4-M-A1 class tug. A 186(ft) oceangoing tug, of which forty-nine were built for the United States Navy. By various shipyards throughout the United States for wartime service.

In 1943, the Moran Towing Company of New York, New York was contracted to man and operate the tug for the United States Navy.

In 1944, she sank. The tug was single screw, rated at 2,250 horsepower


  • Vessel Name: MOBILE POINT
  • USCG Doc. No.: 2442560
  • Vessel Service: TOWING VESSEL
  • Trade Indicator: Coastwise Unrestricted
  • Hull Material: STEEL
  • Hull Number: 108
  • Ship Builder: Pendleton Shipyard
  • Year Built: 1943
  • Length: 185.5
  • Hull Depth: 17.8
  • Hull Breadth: 37.6
  • Gross Tonnage: 1117
  • Net Tonnage: 251
  • Previous Vessel Names:
    Mobile Point
  • Previous Vessel Owners:
    United States Navy, War Shipping Administration