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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
Laid down in 1943 at Frank L. Sample Shipyard, Boothbay, ME.
Launched (date unknown)
Commissioned USS ATR-10, date unknown, LT R.P. Griffing, Jr in command
During World War II USS ATR-10 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 13 May to 30 June 1945
Following World War II USS ATR-10 was assigned to Occupation Service in the Far East from 2 September 1945 to 9 January 1946
Decommissioned, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register in 1946
USS ATR-10 earned one battle star for World War II service
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 Prescott Co. vertical triple-expansion reciprocating steam engine
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-10 underway off Boothbay Harbor, ME. circa 1944. is painted camouflage scheme 31/16Ax.
||Submitted by Donald Taber to the National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
||USS ATR-10 underway, 16 October 1944, location unknown. She is wearing camouflage scheme 31/16Ax.
US Navy photo
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret
There is no DANFS history currently available for USS ATR-10 at NavSource
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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