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Old U.S.S. Salish (ATA-187) & U.S.S. Catawba (ATA-210) United States Navy Auxiliary Fleet Tug Photograph
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This item is already soldOld U.S.S. Salish (ATA-187) & U.S.S. Catawba (ATA-210) United States Navy Auxiliary Fleet Tug Photograph
U.S.S. Salish   U.S.S. Catawba   United States   U.S. Navy   Auxiliary   Fleet   Tug   Photo   Photograph   Military   Ship   Nautical   Sailor
The picture shows a view of this Old U.S.S. Salish (ATA-187) & U.S.S. Catawba (ATA-210) United States Navy Auxiliary Fleet Tug Photograph. The year this photo was taken is unknown. The hull numbers are: TA-187 and TA-210. Both of the ships are in a port and have lights hanging on them. The photograph is black & white and measures about 5'' x 4''. It is in mint as made condition. Below here is some information that has been provided by Tom Kermen on these two ships:

U.S.S. Salish (ATA-187) ex USS ATA-187 (1944 - 1948)
Sotoyomo Class Auxiliary Fleet Tug:
Projected as Rescue Ocean Tug ATR-114
Laid down, 29 August 1944, as ATA-187, at Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX.
Launched, 29 September 1944
Commissioned, USS ATA-187, 7 December 1944. Lt. Thomas G. Lewis in command

During World War II USS ATA-187 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and participated in the following campaigns:
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
Campaign and Dates
Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 22 April and 22 to 31 May 1945

Named USS Salish (ATA-187), 16 July 1948
Decommissioned, 10 February 1972
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 February 1975
Transferred (sold) to Argentina, 1 February 1975, under the Security Assistance Program, renamed ARA Alferez Sobral (A9)
Damaged in 1982 during the Falkland War, repaired.
Discarded by the Argentine Navy in 1984
Final Disposition fate unknown

USS Salish (ATA-187) received one battle star as USS ATA-187 for her World War II service

Specifications
Displacement 534 t.(lt) 835 t.(fl)
Length 143'
Beam 33' 10"
Draft 13' 2"
Speed 13 kts.
Complement 45
Armament: one single 3"/50 gun mount, two twin 40mm AA gun mounts
Propulsion two GM 12-278A diesel-electric engines, single screw, 1,500 SHP

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U.S.S. Catawba (ATA-210) ex USS ATA-210 (1945 - 1948)
Maricopa Class Auxiliary Fleet Tug:
Laid down (date unknown) as ATR-137 by Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works, Port Arthur, TX., under a Maritime Commission contract
Reclassified ATA-210, 15 May 1944
Launched, 15 February 1945
Commissioned, USS ATA-210, 18 April 1945, LTjg. R. W. Standart, USNR, in command

Named, USS Catawba (ATA-210), 16 January 1948
Decommissioned, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, 1 February 1975
Sold, 1 October 1975, to Argentina under the Security Assistance Program and renamed ARA Commodore Somellera (A10)
Final Disposition, sunk in 1998

Specifications
Displacement 835 t.(fl)
Length 143'
Beam 34'
Draft 15'
Speed 13 kts.
Complement 45
Armament: one single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount, two single 20mm AA gun mounts
Propulsion diesel-electric engines, single screw

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Old U.S.S. Salish (ATA-187) & U.S.S. Catawba (ATA-210) United States Navy Auxiliary Fleet Tug Photograph


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