Postcards from the Collection of Jack Whitmeyer
Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library
Object Type:
Angels Gate Tugboat. Postcard from Jack Whitmeyer Collection.
Collection Description:
Built in 1944 for the Army Transportation Service, it was sold to the Port of Los Angeles after World War II. It was retired and transferred to the Los Angeles Maritime Museum in 1992.
Background Information:
The Angels Gate Tug is currently docked at the Los Angeles Maritime museum where it is maintained and operated by a volunteer crew. The tug provides tours for museum members and operates as a floating class room for the Port of Los Angeles High School.
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