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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Foxtrot - Oscar - Xray
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
Laid down in 1943 at Wheeler Shipbuilding Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Launched, date unknown
Commissioned USS ATR-6, date unknown
Decommissioned, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register in 1946
Sold in 1947 to Luzon Stevedoring Co.Inc. Manila, Philippine Islands, renamed Edward E.Grimm
Renamed in the 1950s Wallace R.Gray
Sold, date unknown, to Towage & Lighterage Corp, renamed Takapuna
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 852 t.(lt) 1,315 t.(fl)
Length 165' 6"
Beam 33' 4"
Draft 15' 6"
Speed 12.2 kts.
Largest Boom Capacity 4 t.
one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
NSFO 1,620 Bbls
one Fulton Iron Works vertical triple-expansion reciprocating steam engine
two Babcock and Wilcox "D"-type boilers, 200psi, Sat
two turbo drive Ships Service Generators, 60kw 120V D.C.
single propeller, 1,600shp
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
ATR-1-class Rescue Tug Illustration by Vern Bouwman
Last Updated 8 July 2016
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