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Contributed by Don McGrogan BMCS, USN (Ret.)

USNS Mohawk (T-ATF-170)


International Radio Call Sign:
November - Charlie - Romeo - Papa
NCRP
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation - Navy Battle "E" Ribbon (3)
Bottom Row- National Defense Service Medal - Armed Forces Service Medal (2) - Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation


Powhatan Class Fleet Ocean Tug:
  • Laid down, 23 March 1979, at Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, WI.
  • Launched, 17 May 1980
  • Delivered to the Navy, 16 October 1980
  • Assigned to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) and placed in service as USNS Mohawk (T-ATF-170)
  • Placed out of service, 16 August 2005
  • Current Disposition, laid up at NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Philadelphia, PA. in maintenance category B
    Specifications:
    Displacement 1,387 t.(lt) 2,000 t.(fl)
    Length 226'
    Beam 42'
    Draft 15' (max)
    Speed 14.5 kts.
    Complement
    16 Civilians
    4 Navy (communications unit)
    Propulsion
    two GMC EMD 20-645F7B Diesel engines (5.73 MW sustained)
    two shafts, controllable reversible pitch propellers mounted in Kort nozzles, 7,200shp
    bow thruster, 300hp (224KW)

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    Mohawk 102k USNS Mohawk (T-ATF-170) underway, date and location unknown.
    US Navy photo
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
    Mohawk 64k USNS Mohawk (T-ATF-170) moored pierside at Mahon, Spain, 1995. Photo by Ignacio Lopez
    ex member Armada Espanola
    Mohawk 51k USNS Mohawk (T-ATF-170) moored pierside at Palma de Mallorca, Spain, April 2001. Photo © 2001 Christoph Hartmann.
    Mohawk 34k USNS Mohawk (T-ATF-170) underway, date and location unknown. Photo by Peter Westdijk
    Mohawk 229k USNS Mohawk (T-ATF-170) moored pierside in the harbor at La Spezia, Italy, 18 November 2005. Carlo Martinelli

    There is no DANFS history available for Mohawk (T-ATF-170) at Navsource
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors
    US Navy Fact File - Fleet Ocean Tugs - T-ATF
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    Last Updated 29 November 2013