Allied Warships

USS Arikara (AT 98)

Fleet tug of the Abnaki class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFleet tug
PennantAT 98 
Built byCharleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Ordered6 Mar 1942 
Laid down10 Jan 1943 
Launched22 Jun 1943 
Commissioned5 Jan 1944 
End service1 Jul 1971 

Reclassified fleet ocean tug (ATF-98) on 15 May 1944
Decommissioned on 1 July 1971 and immediately transferred to Chile as Sargento Aledea (ATF 63).
Decommissioned by the Chilean Navy on 14 August 1992.
Sunk as a target.

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