ATR-1 Class: Photographs

These photographs were selected to show the original configuration of this class and major subsequent modifications. For most classes many other photographs exist.
For more complete online collections of U. S. Navy ship photographs see in particular the NHHC Online Library of Selected Images and the NavSource Photo Archive.

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USS ATR-1

On builder's trials circa September 1943.
This and the next view were contained in a photograph album commemorating the completion of this ship prepared by her builder, Wheeler Shipbuilding Corp., Whitestone, Long Island, New York.

Photo No. Unknown
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS ATR-1

On builder's trials circa September 1943 demonstrating her firefighting capabilities.

Photo No. Unknown
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS ATR-7

On builder's trials in Bothbay Harbor, Maine, on 7 February 1944.

Photo No. 19-N-60816
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS ATR-24

In San Francisco Bay on 21 February 1944 shortly after commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-63435
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS ATR-52

In San Francisco Bay on 14 August 1944 shortly after commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-71102
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS ATR-28

Underway on 28 September 1944 three days after commissioning.

Photo No. 19-N-72284
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS ATR-76

Photographed by the Boston Navy Yard on 18 October 1944 shortly after commissioning.

Photo No. Unknown
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS ATR-67

Underway circa August 1945.
This tug was ordered in November 1942, laid down in September 1944, and delivered on 13 August 1945, two days before the Japanese surrender ended World War II.

Photo No. 19-N-88043
Source: U.S. National Archives, RG-19-LCM

 
USS ATR-73

Photographed upon her return to San Francisco from the western Pacific circa early 1946 and before her transit to the East Coast for decommissioning.

Photo No. NH 81044
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command

 
Peruvian Navy Tug Condestable Selendon

The former USS ATR-31, photographed in the Canal Zone on 10 February 1954.
Photograph courtesy of Dr. Robert L. Scheina.

Photo No. NH 87849
Source: U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command