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USS ATR-24



International Radio Call Sign:
November - Zulu - Mike - Foxtrot
NZMF
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, 19 January 1943, at Fulton Shipyard, Antioch, CA.
  • Launched, 12 September 1943
  • Commissioned USS ATR-24, 9 February 1944
  • Decommissioned, circa 8 March 1947 (last day of service postal envelope)
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Final Disposition, disposed of in 1947, fate unknown
    Specifications:
    Displacement 852 t.(lt) 1,315 t.(fl)
    Length165' 6"
    Beam 33' 4"
    Draft 15' 6"
    Speed12.2 kts.
    Armament
    one single 3"/50 cal dual purpose gun mount
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Largest Boom Capacity 4 t.
    Complement
    Officers 5
    Enlisted 47
    Fuel Capacity NFSO 1,620 Bbls
    Propulsion
    one Fulton Iron Works, vertical triple expansion reciprocating steam engine
    two Babcock and Wilcox D-type boilers, 250psi Sat°
    two turbo-drive 60Kw 120V. D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 1,600shp
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    ATR-24 77k Broadside view USS ATR-24 off San Francisco shortly after commissioning. 21 February 1944
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 1219-44.
    Darryl Baker
    ATR-24 85k 45°degrees off center line view of USS ATR-24 off San Francisco shortly after commissioning. 21 February 1944
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 1221-44.
    Darryl Baker
    ATR-24 85k Bow view of USS ATR-24 off San Francisco shortly after commissioning. 21 February 1944
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 1220-44.
    Darryl Baker
    ATR-24 94k Stern view of USS ATR-24 off San Francisco shortly after commissioning. 21 February 1944
    Navy Yard Mare Island photo # 1217-44.
    Darryl Baker

    There is no DANFS History currently available for USS ATR-24 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
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    Last Updated 1 April 2011