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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, 8 September 1944, at Jakobson Shipyard, Oyster Bay, N.Y.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Commissioned USS ATR-67, 14 August 1945
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Sold for merchant service, date unknown, named Dorothy Ann Meseck, US flagged
  • Final Disposition, sold in October 1954 to De Witte Yard, Staten Island for scrapping
    Displacement 852 t.(lt) 1,315 t.(fl)
    Length 165' 6"
    Beam 33' 4"
    Draft 15' 6"
    Speed 12.2 kts.
    one single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Officers 5
    Enlisted 47
    one Prescott Co. vertical triple-expansion reciprocating steam engines
    two Foster Wheeler "D"-type boilers 260psi Sat°
    two turbo-drive 60Kw 120V D.C. Ship's Service Generators
    single propeller, 1,600shp

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    ATR-67 113k USS ATR-67 under way circa August, 1945. This tug was ordered in November 1942, laid down in September 1944, and delivered, 13 August 1945, two days before the Japanese surrender ended World War II.
    US National Archives, RG-19-LCM, photo # 19-N-88043, a US Navy Bureau of Ships photo now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy
    Mike Green

    There is no DANFS history available for USS ATR-67 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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