AT-101 General Specifications
Class: Abnaki class Fleet Ocean Tug
Complement: 85 Officers and Enlisted
Displacement: 1240 tons
Length: 205 feet
Beam: 38.5 feet
Draft: 15.33 feet
Final Disposition: Sold to Mexico 30 September 1978; recommissioned as ARM Seri (RE-03).
USS COCOPA (AT-101)
Cocopa (AT-101) was launched 5 October 1943 by Charleston
Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co.
S.C.; sponsored by Miss Z.
Williams; and commissioned 25 March 1944
Lieutenant J. C. Hutcheson
in command. She was reclassified ATF-101
15 May 1944.
Joining the Atlantic Fleet Cocopa began an active career
of service. Between 9 May 1944 and 1 April 1945 she made two passages
across the Atlantic with barges in tow and one to Trinidad. She
sailed then for the Pacific
reaching San Francisco 8 May
Pearl Harbor 3 July
29 August. The tug remained in
the Far East on occupation duty shuttling between the Philippines
and Hong Kong until returning to Puget Sound Naval
Shipyard for overhaul on 25 January 1947.
From 1947 through 1960
Cocopa rotated between the west
and the Far East
where she served seven tours of
duty. In addition
in 1948 and 1949 she plied Alaskan waters.
Cocopa received one battle star for Korean war service.
[Note: The above USS COCOPA (AT-101) history may or may not contain text provided by crew members of the USS COCOPA (AT-101) or by other non-crew members and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]