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HMRT Cheerly (W-153)
ATR-95 was transferred under the terms of the Lend-lease Act to the United Kingdom, named HMRT Cheerly (W-153)
ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
Laid Down, date unknown, at Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered to the US Navy, 18 January 1943
ATR-95 never saw active service in the US Navy
Transferred under the Lend-Lease Act to the United Kingdom
Commissioned HMRT Cheerly (W-153), 18 January 1944
Returned to US Navy custody, 19 February 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, 12 April 1946
Sold for commercial service in 1948
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
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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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 June 2014
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