Ships of the U.S. Navy, 1940-1945
- Rescue Tug:
- Displacement: 852 tons
- Length: 165'6"
- Beam: 33'4"
- Draft: 15'6"
- Speed: 12 knots
- Armament: 1 3"
- Complement: 35
- Triple-expansion reciprocating steam engines, single screw, 1,600 hp
- Built at __________, and commissioned in 1942
- The ATR 77 was sent to Lake Charles, Louisiana after the war to be decommissioned
and sold for scrap. While moored in the Calcasieu River North of Lake Charles it
capsized and sank. It is still there in the river as it was never salvaged.
"Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships" -- USS ATR-77
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Ships of the U.S. Navy: Tugs
Ships of the U.S. Navy
16 December 2005