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HMRT Flare (W-151)
ATR-93 was transferred under the terms of the Lend-lease Act to the United Kingdom, named HMS Flare (W-151)
ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
Laid Down, date unknown, at Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX.
Launched, 11 June 1943
Delivered to the US Navy, 7 December 1943
ATR-93 never saw active service in the US Navy
Transferred under the Lend-Lease Act to the United Kingdom
Commissioned HMRT Flare (W-151), 7 December 1943
Returned to US Navy custody, 13 April 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold for merchant service, 24 September 1946, to China Merchants Steam Navigation Company, Shanghai, renamed Ming 101
Renamed Ming 301 in 1946
Sold in November 1958 to unknown buyer
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1960
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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||HMRT Flare (W-151) moored pierside in 1943, location unknown.
||John R. W. Tait
There is no DANFS history available for ATR-93 at NavSource
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
ATR-1-class Rescue Tug Illustration by Vern Bouwman
Last Updated 6 October 2017
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