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HMRT Emulous (W-138) (1943 - 1946)
ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug
Laid down, date unknown, at Camden Ship Building & Marine Railway Co., Camden, ME.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered to the United Kingdom under terms of the Lend-lease Act, 2 February 1944
Commissioned HMRT Emulous (W-138), 2 February 1944, at Boston, MA.
Returned to US Naval custody in 1946, 30 April 1946, reverted to BATR-18
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold in 1948 for commercial 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 Babcock & Wilcox "D"-type boilers, 200psi, Sat
two Turbo drive Ships Service Generators, 60kw 120V D.C.
single propeller, 1,600 hp
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
ATR-1-class Rescue Tug Illustration by Vern Bouwman
Last Updated 8 July 2016
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