Rescue Tug Index
Laid down, date unknown, at Bellingham Marine Railway and Boat Building Co., Bellingham, WA.
During World War II USS ATR-71 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Displacement 852 t.(lt) 1,360 t.(fl)
Length 165' 6"
Beam 33' 4"
Draft 15' 6"
Speed 12 kts.
Propulsion triple-expansion reciprocating steam engines, single screw, 1,600 hp
Port broadside view of USS ATR-71
underway, at speed, in Puget Sound,
USS ATR-71 underway during a typhoon, date unknown.
USS ATR-71 salvage divers, Bratt, Perkoski, Sullivan, and Perkison, suited, date unknown.
USS ATR-71 drydocked at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, port side looking forward.
All photos by CMM Ray Sullivan USN, Salvage Diver USS ATR-71 (deceased)