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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Golf - Lima - Alpha
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, 16 September 1942, at Lynch Ship Building, San Diego, CA.
Launched, 21 July 1943
Commissioned USS ATR-35, 5 May 1944, LTjg. L.C. Gunn in command
During World War II USS ATR-35 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaign:
|Campaign and Dates
|Iwo Jima operation, 6 to 25 June 1944
Assault and occupation of Iwo Jima, 23 to 28 February 1945
Following World War II USS ATR-35 was assigned to Occupation Service in the Far East from 22 September to 12 December 1945
Decommissioned, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
USS ATR-35 earned one battle star for World War II service
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 Prescott Co. 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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||USS ATR-35 under way, date and location unknown.
||Submitted by Donald Taber to the National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
||View looking aft from forward control tower of the Japanese battleship
IJNS Nagato, showing stack, mainmast and anti-aircraft guns
removed. Photo was taken at Yokosuka, Japan, 12 October 1945.
USS Waupaca (AOG-46) is at left, and USS ATR-35 is at right.
US National Archives, Photo No. SC 216511
||Japanese battleship IJNS Nagato in U.S. custody at
Yokosuka, Japan, October 12, 1945. USS ATR-35 is moored to her port side, and USS
Waupaca (AOG-46) is moored to starboard.
United States National Archives, Photo No. SC 216513
There is no DANFS history available for USS ATR-35 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 28 May 2017
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