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ATA-202 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1944-Keel Date: 24 AUG 1944
at Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works Port Arthur Texas
OCT1944-Launch Date: 10 OCT 1944
DEC1944-Commissioned: 8 DEC 1944
FEB1947-Decommissioned: 27 FEB 1947

ATA-202 General Specifications

Class: ATA-170-class tug

Named for: The Wampanoag

Complement: 45 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 610 tons

Length: 143 feet 0 inches

Beam: 33 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 13 knots

Final Disposition: Loaned to United States Coast Guard 25 February 1959.Became USCGC Comanche (WATA-202) later WMEC-202 medium endurance cut