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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Foxtrot - Sierra - Zulu
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
Laid down, 27 July 1942, at Frank L. Sample Jr. Boothbay Harbor, ME.
Launched, 16 August 1943
Commissioned USS ATR-7, 10 February 1944
Decommissioned, 13 May 1946
Struck from the Naval Register in 1946
Sold, date unknown, to Enterprise Jean Negri & Fils, Marseille, France, renamed SS Gloria
Resold, date unknown, to Somatra Soc.Marseillaise de Travaux, Marseille, France name retained
Resold, date unknown, to Imprese Fratelli Barretta Domenico e Giovanni, Brindisi, Italy, renamed SS Ardimentoso
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1981
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 single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
Fuel Capacity1,630 Bbls
one Fulton Iron Works vertical triple-expansion reciprocating steam engines
two Foster-Wheeler "D" type boilers 200psi Sat°
two turbo-drive Ships' Service Generators, 60Kw, 120V D.C.
single propeller, 1,600shp
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||USS ATR-7 underway off Boothbay, ME., probably during builders trials in February 1944.
||Submitted by Donald Taber to the National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
||USS ATR-7 underway off Boothbay, ME., probably during builders trials, 7 February 1944.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, photo # 19-N-60816, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com..
There is no DANFS history available for USS ATR-7 at NavSource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Rescue Tug ATR-7
Rescue Tug ATR-7 (under construction)
USS ATR-7 - WWII Rescue Tug Profile
ATR-1-class Rescue Tug Illustration by Vern Bouwman
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 8 July 2016
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