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HMRT Vagrant (W-136)
ATR-49 was transferred Lend-Lease to the United Kingdom, named HMS Vagrant (W-136)
Sotoyomo Class Auxiliary Fleet Tug:
Planned as ATA-127
Redesignated ATR-49, date unknown
Laid Down, date unknown, at Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered to the US Navy, as ATR-49, 2 October 1943
Transferred under the Lend-Lease Act to the United Kingdom
Commissioned HMS Vagrant (W-136) in 1943
Returned to US Naval Custody, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold in 1947 to Moran Towing, renamed Marion Moran
Resold in 1964 to John Mecom, Houston, renamed Mary Elizabeth
Resold in 1971 to Asia Maritime, Singapore, renamed Ann Lee re-flagged Singapore
Resold in 1972 to Robin Loh , Singapore, renamed Wilbie
Resold in 1982 to Inter-Ocean Towing (Pte) Ltd., Panama, renamed Colombia I re-flagged PanamaFinal Disposition, scrapped in 1983
Displacement 835 t.(fl)
Beam 33' 10" (extreme)
Draft 13' 2" (limiting)
Speed 13 kts. (trial)
Largest Boom Capacity 4 t.
Armament one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
one General Motors Diesel-electric model 12-278A
single Fairbanks Morse Main Reduction Gear
Ship's service generators
one Diesel-drive 60Kw, 120V D.C.
one Diesel-drive 30Kw, 120V D. C.
Fuel Capacity, 1300 Bbls Diesel oil
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||Ex-ATR-49 under way while in service as Moran Towing & Launch Co., salvage tug Marion Moran, date and location unknown.
||Ex-ATR-49 at anchor while in commercial service as Inter-Ocean Towing Ltd.'s, salvage tug Wilbie, date and location unknown.
||Hans van der Ster
There is no DANFS history available for ATR-49 at NavSource
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