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USS ATR-11

Flag Hoist/International Radio Call Sign:
November - Golf - Romeo - Alpha

NGRA
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
  • Laid down, 18 February 1944, at Frank L. Sample Shipyard, Boothbay, ME.
  • Launched, 3 October 1944
  • Commissioned USS ATR-11, 13 December 1944, LT. S.M. Meyer, in command
  • During World War II USS ATR-11 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Service Squadron Two
  • Decommissioned, 27 March 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 17 April 1946
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    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.
    Armament
    one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Complement
    Officers 5
    Enlisted 47
    Fuel Capacity
    NSFO 1,620 Bbls
    Propulsion
    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, 1,600 hp

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    ATR-11 144k USS ATR-11 alongside the Japanese battleship IJNS Nagato off Yokosuka Navy Base, just after the surrender of Japan ending World War II.
    US Navy and Marine Corps Museum/Naval Aviation Museum, Photo No. 1996.438.046
    Mike Green
    ATR-2 144k USS ATR-11 moored pierside at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco, CA. circa March 1946. LT Robert W. Schmidt USNR CO USS ATR-11
    ATR-2 47k USS ATR-11 moored pierside at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco, CA. circa March 1946. LT Robert W. Schmidt USNR CO USS ATR-11

    There is no DANFS history available for USS ATR-11 at NavSource
    Commanding Officers
    01LT. Meyer, S. M.13 December 1944 - ?
    02LT. Matheson, R. H.no dates
    03LT. Schmidt, Robert W.? - 27 March 1946

    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
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