U.S.S. APACHE

(ATF-67)

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ATF-67 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1941 - Keel Date: 8 NOV 1941
at Charleston Ship Building & Drydock Company Charleston SC
MAY 1942 - Launch Date: 8 MAY 1942
DEC 1942 - Commissioned: 12 DEC 1942
DEC 1946 - Decommissioned: 3 DEC 1946
JAN 1952 - DEC 1954 Operation Castle
APR 1965 - JUL 1965 Mapping of Bearing Sea sea floor after 1964 earth quake
FEB 1969 - OCT 1969 Research w Trieste II on USS Scorpion sinking

ATF-67 General Specifications

Class: Navajo-class fleet tug

Named for: Apache

Complement: 85 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1235 tons

Length: 205 feet

Beam: 38 feet 6 inches

Flank Speed: 16 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold to Republic of China 1 June 1974