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HMRT Athlete (W-150)
ATR-92 was transferred under the terms of the Lend-lease Act to the United Kingdom, named HMRT Athlete (W-150)
ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
Laid Down, date unknown, at Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX.
Launched, 18 May 1943
Delivered to the US Navy, 13 November 1943
ATR-92 never saw active service in the US Navy
Transferred under the Lend-Lease Act to the United Kingdom
Commissioned HMRT Athlete (W-150), 15 November 1943
Final Disposition, mined and sunk off Leghorn, Italy, 17 July 1945
Struck from the Naval Register, 17 September 1945
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
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
ATR-1-class Rescue Tug Illustration by Vern Bouwman
Last Updated 28 April 2006
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