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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Golf - Papa - Zulu
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug
Laid down, 3 June 1943, at Wheeler Shipbuilding Co., Whitestone, N.Y.
Launched, 15 April 1944
Commissioned USS ATR-60, 31 May 1944
Decommissioned, 10 May 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, in 1946
Sold for merchant service
Sold in 1946 to A/S Hektor, Bugge & Krogh-Hansen, Oslo, Norway, named Storebror, reflagged Norwegian
Sold in the early 1950s to Hovding Shipopphugging, Olso
Sold in 1956 to Lenaghan & Sons, Ltd, BelfastHamilton, renamed Lenaship II, reflagged UK
Sold in 1958 to Chevalet & Beck, Port Eienne, name retained, reflagged French (Mauritania)
Final Disposition, disposed of in 1961
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 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
NSFO 1,620 Bbls
one Fulton Iron Works vertical triple-expansion reciprocating steam engine
two Babcock and Wilcox "D"-type boilers, 200psi, Sat
two Turbo drive Ships Service Generators, 60kw 120V D.C.
single propeller, 1,600shp
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||USS ATR-60 under way, date and location unknown.
||National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors, courtesy Dick Turner.
There is no DANFS history currently available for USS ATR-60 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 8 July 2016
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