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USS ATR-64

International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Tango - Tango
NHTT

Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal


ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug
  • Laid down, 12 November 1943 at Wheeler Ship Building Corp., Whitestone, N.Y.
  • Launched, 2 August 1944
  • Commissioned USS ATR-64, 25 September 1944
  • During World War II USS ATR-64 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Commercial Service
    Sold for commercial service in 1948 to Canadian Transport Co. Ltd, Vancouver, renamed Logmac
    Sold in 1950, named Mogul, re-flagged Canadian
    Sold in 1961, renamed Island Monarch, reflagged Canadian
    Sold in 1972 to Seaspan International Limited, renamed Seaspan Chinook
    Sold, date unknown, renamed La Lumiere
    Resold in 1950 to Griffith Steamship Co. Ltd. (Canadian Transport Co. Ltd.), Vancouver B.C, renamed Mogul
    Re-engined in 1950: 4 SA 10 cyl. Fairbanks, Morse & Co., Chicago (205 x 255) (1944)
    Resold in 1961 to Island Tug & Barge Ltd., Vancouver B.C., renamed Island Monarch
    Resold in 1972 to Seaspan International Limited, renamed Seaspan Chinook
    Resold in the 1990s to Maritime Heritage Society, Vancouver, renamed La Lumiere
    9 May 2008 sunk and considered total loss
  • Current Disposition, moored at Marine Heritage Park, Britannia Beach, British Columbia, while sunk at her mooring
    Specifications:
    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.
    Armament
    one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Complement
    Officers 5
    Enlisted 47
    Fuel Capacity
    NSFO 1,620 Bbls
    Propulsion
    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-64
    ATR-64 27k USS ATR-64 under way, date and location unknown Submitted The Maritime Heritage Society of Vancouver to the
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
    Merchant Service
    ATR-64 37k Ex-USS ATR-64 under way while in merchant service as Mogul National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors, courtesy The Maritime Heritage Society of Vancouver
    ATR-64 28k Griffith Steamship Co. Ltd. tug Mogul, circa 1950-61. Hans van der Ster, Towingline.com
    ATR-64 36k Underway while in merchant service as the Seaspan International Limited's commercial yacht Seaspan Chinook National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors, courtesy The Maritime Heritage Society of Vancouver
    ATR-64 77k La Lumiere, moored at Marine Heritage Park, Britannia Beach, British Columbia, date unknown Barry Gerrard
    ATR-64 72k La Lumiere, moored at Marine Heritage Park, Britannia Beach, British Columbia, date unknown Barry Gerrard
    ATR-64 72k La Lumiere, moored at Marine Heritage Park, Britannia Beach, British Columbia, date unknown Barry Gerrard
    ATR-64 84k La Lumiere, moored at Marine Heritage Park, Britannia Beach, British Columbia, date unknown Barry Gerrard
    ATR-64 91k La Lumiere, moored at Marine Heritage Park, Britannia Beach, British Columbia, date unknown Barry Gerrard

    There is no DANFS history currently available for ATR-64 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
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    Last Updated 8 July 2016