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International Radio Call Sign:
November - Golf - Victor - Sierra
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, 30 September 1942, at Lynch Ship Building, San Diego, CA.
Launched, 26 January 1944
Commissioned USS ATR-37, 30 September 1944
Decommissioned , date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold for merchant service in 1946, named Beaver
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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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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