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USS ATR-88


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Hotel - Golf - Papa

NHGP
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 - Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)


ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
  • Laid down, 10 July 1943, at Kruse & Banks Ship Building Co., Inc., North Bend, OR.
  • Launched, 4 March 1944
  • Delivered to the US Navy 1 August 1944
  • Commissioned USS ATR-88, 8 August 1944
  • During World War II USS ATR-88 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Following World War II USS ATR-88 was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 2 to 11 September 1945
  • Decommissioned, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 12 April 1946
  • Final Disposition, sold 20 April 1948, fate unknown
    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 Prescott Co. vertical triple-expansion reciprocating steam engine
    two Foster Wheeler "D"-type boilers, 200psi, Sat
    two Turbo drive Ships Service Generators, 60kw 120V D.C.
    single propeller, 1,600 hp

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    ATR-88 77k USS ATR-88 under way off North Bend, OR., 23 August 1944, builder's photo. National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors, courtesy Donald Taber
    ATR-88 49k USS ATR-88 under way, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.
    ATR-88 59k USS ATR-88 under way, date and location unknown.
    US National Archives photo # 19-N-75997 a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
    Brian Kroenung EMC(SW)

    There is no DANFS history available for USS ATR-88 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