Allied Warships

USS Chilula (ATF 153)

Fleet tug of the Abnaki class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFleet tug
ClassAbnaki 
PennantATF 153 
Built byCharleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down13 Jun 1944 
Launched1 Dec 1944 
Commissioned5 Apr 1945 
End service8 Feb 1947 
History

Decommissioned on 8 February 1947
Transferred to the United States Coast Guard on 9 July 1956 being commissioned as USCGC Chilula (WAT-153) on 3 October 1956
Decommissioned on 19 June 1991
Sunk as target in 1997

 

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1Lt. Ollie Lee Guinn, USN5 Apr 1945??? (1)

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