U.S.S. SALINAN

(ATF-161)

SERVICE - TOW AND SALVAGE

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ATF-161 Deployments - Major Events

Add a ATF-161 Shellback Initiation Add a ATF-161 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1942 - Shellback Initiation - 27 MAR 1942 - Atlantic Ocean
APR 1945 - Keel Date: 13 APR 1945
at Charleston Ship Building & Drydock Company Charleston SC
JUL 1945 - Launch Date: 20 JUL 1945
NOV 1945 - Commissioned: 9 NOV 1945
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
JAN 1973 - JAN 1976 Multiple Emergency Underway for ship broke down at sea
MAY 1973 - AUG 1973 Guantanamo Bay
SEP 1974 - OCT 1974 Caribbean
NOV 1974 - NOV 1975 Dry Dock
NOV 1976 - JAN 1977 Guantanamo Bay
JAN 1977 - JAN 1979 Guantanamo Bay

ATF-161 General Specifications

Class: Achomawi class fleet tug

Complement: 8 Officers and 68 Enlisted

Displacement: 1205 tons

Length: 205 feet

Beam: 38 feet 7 inches

Draft: 16 feet 9 in

Final Disposition: Sold under the Security Assistance Program to Venezuela 1