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U.S.S. CHALLENGE

(ATA-201)

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ATA-201 Deployments - Major Events

Add a ATA-201 Shellback Initiation Add a ATA-201 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1944 - Keel Date: 3 AUG 1944
at Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works Port Arthur Texas
SEP 1944 - Commissioned: 15 SEP 1944
SEP 1944 - Launch Date: 23 SEP 1944
DEC 1947 - Decommissioned: 23 DEC 1947

ATA-201 General Specifications

Class: Sotoyomo-class auxiliary fleet tug

Complement: 7 Officers and 42 Enlisted

Displacement: 610 tons

Length: 143 feet

Beam: 34 feet

Draft: 15 feet

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 1 October 1976