Allied Warships

USS Sioux (AT 75)

Fleet tug of the Navajo class


USS Sioux (AT-75). US Navy photo.

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFleet tug
ClassNavajo 
PennantAT 75 
Built byUnited Engineering Co. (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Apr 1941 
Laid down14 Feb 1942 
Launched27 May 1942 
Commissioned6 Dec 1942 
End service30 Oct 1972 
History

Reclassified fleet ocean tug (ATF-75) on 15 May 1944
Decommissioned on 23 April 1947
Recommissioned on 15 October 1952
Decommissioned on 30 October 1972 and loaned to Turkey being renamed Gazal (A-587)
Sold to Turkey and stricken on 15 August 1973
As of 2003 Gazal is still in commission in the Turkish Navy

 

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