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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom left to right
Top Row - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal - Philippines Liberation Medal
ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
Laid down, 15 November 1943, at Kruse & Banks, Ship Building Co. Inc. North Bend, OR.
Launched, 12 July 1944
Commissioned USS ATR-86, 22 August1944
During World War II USS ATR-86 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Decommissioned in 1946
Transferred to the Maritime Commission in 1947 for disposal
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Final Disposition, 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 Prescott Co. vertical triple-expansion reciprocating steam engines
two Foster Wheeler "D"-type boilers
two turbo-drive 60Kw 120V D. C, Ship's Service Generators
single propeller, 1,600shp
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||USS ATR-86 returning from sea trials off Coos Bay, OR., circa 1944. She is painted camouflage scheme 31/16Ax.
||USS ATR-86 under way with a barge in tow, date and location unknown. She is painted camouflage scheme 31/16Ax.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, November 1946.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
There is no DANFS History available for USS ATR-86 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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