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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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November - Golf - Delta - Uniform
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 - World War II Victory Medal - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
Laid down, 4 October 1942, at Northwest Shipbuilding Co., South Bellingham, WA
Launched, 14 September 1943
Commissioned USS ATR-34, 31 March 1944, LTjg. A. Zito in command
During World War II USS ATR-34 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Following World War II USS ATR-34 was assigned to Occupation Service in the Far East from 21 September to 28 November 1945
Decommissioned, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, disposed of in 1946, 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 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, 1,600 shp
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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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