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|98k||USS ATA-214 on trials off Rockland, Maine, 14 September 1944. The first two of these five tugs to be completed
(USS ATA-214 and USS ATA-216), all converted from net-laying ships of the Ailanthus (AN-38) class, were fitted with
an armament configurations also fitted in some of the net layers. These included a 3" gun on a platform before the bridge, two 20-mm guns over the bridge, and a third
on a former range finder platform just forward of and above the smokestack.
US. National Archives, RG-19-LCM, photo #'s 19-N-77433 and 19-N-77437, US Navy Bureau of Ships photos now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
|56k||USS ATA-214 underway, date and location unknown.||Submitted by Donald Taber to
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
|25k||USS ATA-214 underway, date and location unknown.||National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors|
|01||LT. Evans, Paul Vincent, USN||25 September 1944 - 30 November 1944|
|02||LT. Leonning, Robert Bayard, USN||30 November 1944 - 21 September 1945|
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