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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
ATA-222 was transferred to the Soviet Union and redesignated MB-25
Sotoyomo Class Auxiliary Fleet Tug:
Laid down, 31 January1945, by the Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX
Launched, 8 March 1945
Completed, 31 December 1945
Delivery canceled by the Navy in 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, 26 February 1946
Sold to the USSR, MB-25
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 835 t.(lt) 1,360 t.(fl)
Beam 33' 10"
Draft 13' 2" (limiting)
Speed 12 kts.
one single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
Largest Boom Capacity 4 t.
Diesel 1,300 Bbls
two GM 12-278A Diesel-electric engines
single Fairbanks-Morse Main Reduction Gears
two Diesel-drive 60Kw 120V. D.C. Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 1,500shp
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||ATA-222 under way near Port Arthur, TX. probably during builders trials in December 1945. Photo from the files of Gulfport Boiler & Welding, Port Arthur, TX.
Last Updated 28 March 2014
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