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U.S.S. LIPAN

(ATF-85)

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ATF-85 Deployments - Major Events

Add a ATF-85 Shellback Initiation Add a ATF-85 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1942 - Keel Date: 30 MAY 1942
at United Engineering Co. San Francisco CA
SEP 1942 - Launch Date: 17 SEP 1942
APR 1943 - Commissioned: 29 APR 1943
SEP 1950 - OCT 1951 Inchon Landing
DEC 1962 - JUN 1963 West Pac
AUG 1964 - AUG 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC 1966 - JAN 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1969 - DEC 1969 Alaska
MAR 1969 - DEC 1969 Alaska
FEB 1973 - JUN 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam

ATF-85 General Specifications

Class: Navajo-class fleet tug

Complement: 85 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1235 tons

Length: 205 feet

Beam: 38 feet 6 inches

Draft: 15 feet 4 in

Final Disposition: Loaned to the United States Coast Guard 30 September 1980