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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Golf - Sierra - Zulu
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 - Philippine Liberation Medal
ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
Laid down, 25 September 1942, at Lynch Ship Building, San Diego, CA
Launched, 15 October 1943
Commissioned USS ATR-36, 27 July 1944, at San Diego, CA., LT R. D. Raikes in command
During World War II USS ATR-36 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Decommissioned, circa. January 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
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 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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||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
History written by crew member Samuel D. Moss BMG-2
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 14 April 2017
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