Allied Warships

USS Lipan (AT 85)

Fleet tug of the Navajo class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFleet tug
PennantAT 85 
Built byUnited Engineering Co. (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 Aug 1941 
Laid down30 May 1942 
Launched17 Sep 1942 
Commissioned29 Apr 1943 
End service 

Reclassified fleet ocean tug (ATF-85) on 15 May 1944
Loaned to the United States Coast Guard and comissioned as USCGC Lipan (WMEC-85) on 30 September 1980
Decommissioned on 31 March 1988 and returned to the USN
Stricken on 23 January 1989
Sunk as target on 22 January 1990


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