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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
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American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug
Laid down, date unknown, at Berger Boat Co., Manitowoc, WI.
Launched, date unknown
Commissioned USS ATR-89 in September 1944
Decommissioned, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold for commercial service in 1947, to Mutual Ocean Transportation Co., Jacksonville, FL., named Hila
Final Disposition, abandoned, circa 2000s at Witte Yard, Staten Island , N.Y., a ship and boat graveyard
Displacement 852 t.(lt) 1,360 t.(fl), 703 grt.
Draft 15' 6"
Speed 12 kts.
one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
Propulsion triple-expansion reciprocating steam engine, single screw, 1,600 hp
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||USS ATR-89 underway, off Manitowoc, WI., 19 September 1944, builder's photo.
||National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors, courtesy Donald Taber
There is no DANFS history currently available for USS ATR-89 at Navsource
Crew Contact And Reunion Information
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Fleet Reserve Association
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
Last Updated 15 August 2008
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