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HMS Emphatic

HMS Emphatic

ATR-1 Class Rescue Tug:
Laid Down at Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, TX.
Delivered to the US Navy, 27 January 1944
ATR-96 never saw active service in the US Navy
Transferred under the Lend-Lease Act (WW2) to the United Kingdom
Commissioned HMS Emphatic (W-154) (date unknown)
Returned to US Navy custody in 1946
Struck from the Naval Register (date unknown)
Transferred to the Republic of the Philippines in 1948, named BRP Ifugao (R-44)
Final Disposition, fate unknown
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Specifications:
Displacement 835 t.(fl)
Length 143'
Beam 33' 10"
Draft 13' 2"
Speed 13 kts.
Complement 45
Armament one 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
Propulsion diesel-electric single propeller

 

Title: HMS Emphatic
Record Type: Boats
Also Known As: Ifigua
Type: Rescue Tug
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 48946