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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
International Radio Call Sign:
November - Tango - Xray - Uniform
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, 18 December 1943, at Island Dock Inc., Kingston, N.Y.
Launched, 21 July 1944
Commissioned USS ATR-85, 5 February 1945
Decommissioned, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, disposed of in 1946, fate unknown
Displacement 852 t.(lt) 1,315 t.(fl)
Draft 15' 10" (lim)
Speed 12.2 kts (trial)
Largest Boom Capacity 4 t.
one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
two single 20mm gun mounts
one Fulton Iron Works vertical triple-expansion reciprocating steam engines
two Babcock & Wilcox "D"-type boilers
two turbo-drive 60Kw 120V D. C, Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 1,600shp
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||USS ATR-85 serves as a background for a commissioning ceremony of an unidentified ATR moored forward of her,
at Island Dock Inc, Kingston, N.Y., circa January-February 1944.
US Navy photo # 0575432.
There is no DANFS history available for USS ATR-85 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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