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ATA-223


Sotoyomo Class Auxiliary Fleet Tug:
  • Laid down, 9 February 1945, by the Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX
  • Launched, 17 March 1945
  • Canceled by the War Shipping Administration in 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 March 1946
  • Sold in 1946 to Isleways Division, Honolulu, named Ono
  • Resold in 1969 to East Pacific Steam Ship Company, renamed Lucky
  • Resold in 1974 to Malayan Towage, Panama, renamed Terry M
  • Resold in 1985 to Asiatic Intermodal Seabridge S.A., Manila, name retained
  • Resold in 1986 to Transpac Marine S.A. (Malayan Towage & Salvage Co.) Manila, name retained
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 835 t.(lt) 1,360 t.(fl)
    Length 143'
    Beam 33' 10"
    Draft 13' 2" (limiting)
    Speed 12 kts.
    Armament
    one single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Largest Boom Capacity 5 t.
    Complement
    Officers 5
    Enlisted 40
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 1,200 Bbls
    Propulsion
    two GM 12-278A Diesel-electric engines
    single Fairbanks-Morse Main Reduction Gears
    two 60Kw 120V. D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 1,200shp

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    ATA-122 324k Ex-ATA-122 underway as the commercial tug Terry M., date and location unknown. Hans van der Ster

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