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ATA-236



ATA-236 was sold to Brazil, named Triunfo (R3)
Sotoyomo Class Auxiliary Fleet Tug:
  • Laid down, 10 April 1945, by Gulfport Boiler & Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX.
  • Launched, 6 June 1945
  • Canceled by the War Shipping Administration in 1945
  • Completed, 3 December 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 26 February 1946
  • Transferred to the Maritime Commission, 22 April 1947
  • Sold by the Maritime Commission in 1947 to Brazil, named Triunfo (R3)
  • Redesignated (R23), date unknown
  • 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 Diesel-drive 60Kw 120V. D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 1,200shp

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    ATA-236 448k Port quarter view of ATA-236 underway, probably during builders trials, off Gulfport Boiler and Iron Works, Port Arthur, TX. in December 1945.
    Photo from the files of Gulfport Boiler and Iron Works, Port Arthur, TX.
    Jim Swank
    ATA-236 579k Starboard profile view of ATA-235 underway, probably during builders trials, off Gulfport Boiler and Iron Works, Port Arthur, TX. in December 1945. Note no armament and no radar installed.
    Photo from the files of Gulfport Boiler and Iron Works, Port Arthur, TX.
    Jim Swank
    ATA-236 428k ATA-236 drydocked at Gulfport Boiler & Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX. This photo was used by the shipyard in their advertising. James Swank
    ATA-236 400k ATA-236 drydocked at Gulfport Boiler & Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX. James Swank

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