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HMRT Integrity (W-14)
BAT-4 transferred to the Royal Navy for the duration of World War II
Sotoyomo Class Auxiliary Fleet Tug / Favourite Class British Rescue Tug:
Planned and approved as Auxiliary Fleet Tug ATA-129
Named Cayuga, 9 March 1942
Redesignated BAT-4, 15 April 1942, destined for lend-lease to Great Britain
Laid down, 25 December 1941, at Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX.
Launched, 28 March 1942
Delivered to the US Navy and transferred to Great Britain, 15 July 1942
Commissioned into the Royal Navy as HMRT Integrity (W-14)
Returned to US custody, 19 February 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 April 1946
Sold by the Maritime Commission, 13 February 1948, to Bosey Inc. Philippines
Resold by Bosey to T. Y. Fong in October 1948
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 835 t.(fl)
Beam 33' 10" (extreme)
Draft 13' 2" (limiting)
Speed 13 kts. (trial)
Largest Boom Capacity 4 t.
one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
one 20mm AA gun mount
Diesel 1300 Bbls
one General Motors Diesel-electric model 12-278A
single Fairbanks Morse Main Reduction Gear
Ship's Service Generators
one Diesel-drive 60Kw 120V D.C.
one Diesel-drive 30Kw 120V D.C.
single propeller, 1,500shp
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||Ex-Cayuga (ATA-129) underway in Royal Naval service as HMRT Integrity (W-14), probably around the time of her delivery in July 1942 to the Royal Navy. Note the single 20mm AA gun mount on top of the pilot house.
Photo from Cleveland Diesel (G.M.) brochure, loose pages held by the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command (CUP, L-file)
Last Updated 17 January 2014
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