USS Acushnet (AT 63)
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Launched||16 May 1908|
|Commissioned||1 Sep 1936|
|End service||14 Dec 1945|
Displacement: 860 BRT
Redesignated fleet tug old ATO-63 on 17 July 1944
Commands listed for USS Acushnet (AT 63)
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|1||Lt. James Edward Fuller, USN||3 Jun 1937|
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Notable events involving Acushnet include:
31 Mar 1942
USS Acushnet picks up 29 survivors of the American passenger ship City of New York that was torpedoed and sunk on 29 March 1943 by German U-boat U-160 40 miles east of Cape Hatteras in position 35°16'N, 74°25'W.