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HMRT Patroclus (W-118)

ATR-91 was transferred Lend-Lease to the United Kingdom, named HMRT Patroclus (W-118)

ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
  • Laid Down, date unknown, at Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX.
  • Launched, date unknown
  • Delivered to the US Navy, 22 October 1943
  • ATR-91 never saw active service in the US Navy
  • Transferred under the Lend-Lease Act to the United Kingdom, Commissioned HMRT Patroclus (W-118), date unknown
  • Returned to US Naval custody in 1946
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Merchant Service
    Sold for merchant service in 1947 to Moran Towing & Transportation, New York, N.Y., named Kevin Moran
    Sold in 1959 to Pacific Island Navigation Co., Seattle, WA. renamed Mohawk
    Sold in 1973 to General Marine Company Pte.Ltd., Singapore, name retained
    Sold in 1976 to Puget Sound Steam Ship Co., San Francisco, CA. name retained
    Sold in 1983 to General Marine Int. Services Inc., Panama, name retained
    Sold in 1985 to Crowley Int. Inc., Panama, name retained
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    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.
    one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    Officers 5
    Enlisted 47
    Fuel Capacity
    NSFO 1,620 Bbls
    one Fulton Iron Works vertical triple-expansion reciprocating steam engine
    two Babcock and Wilcox "D"-type boilers, 200psi, Sat
    two Turbo drive Ships Service Generators, 60kw 120V D.C.
    single propeller, 1,600shp

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    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
    TugBoat Information,com - ATR-91
    ATR-1-class Rescue Tug Illustration by Vern Bouwman
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    Last Updated 22 August 2008