Allied Warships

USS Salinan (ATF 161)

Fleet tug of the Abnaki class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeFleet tug
PennantATF 161 
Built byCharleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Laid down13 Apr 1945 
Launched20 Jul 1945 
Commissioned9 Nov 1945 
End service1 Sep 1978 

Decommissioned, Stricken and sold to Venezuela on 1 September 1978 being renamed Contralmirante Miguel Rodriguez
Still in service as of 2003


Commands listed for USS Salinan (ATF 161)

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1Lt.Cdr. Robert Marshall Whelpley, USN9 Nov 1945??? (1)

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