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USNS Powhatan (T-ATF 166) on 5 October 1983.
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Class: POWHATAN (ATF 166)
Design: SCB, MC/MA, Navy XX #
Displacement (tons): 1,387 light, 2,000 full
Dimensions (feet): 226' oa, 204'wl x 42' x 15' max nav
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Complement: 4 officers and 13 enlisted
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: Diesel, 2 screws

Construction:
ATFNameOrdBuilderKeelLaunchDeliv
166POWHATAN12 Sep 1975Marinette Marine30 Sep 197624 Jun 197815 Jun 1979
167NARRAGANSETT12 Sep 1975Marinette Marine5 May 197712 May 19799 Nov 1979
168CATAWBA12 Sep 1975Marinette Marine14 Dec 197722 Sep 197928 May 1980
169NAVAJO12 Sep 1975Marinette Marine14 Dec 197720 Dec 197913 Jun 1980
170MOHAWK27 Feb 1978Marinette Marine22 Mar 197917 May 198016 Oct 1980
171SIOUX27 Feb 1978Marinette Marine22 Mar 197915 Nov 198012 May 1981
172APACHE27 Feb 1978Marinette Marine22 Mar 197928 Mar 198130 Jul 1981

Disposition:
ATFNameTInact/CustStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
166POWHATANT26 Feb 199925 Feb 200826 Feb 2008Trf--
167NARRAGANSETTT30 Sep 19995 Jun 200210 Feb 2009Small boat--
168CATAWBATINACTSTKDISPFATE--
169NAVAJOTINACT1 Oct 2016DISPFATE--
170MOHAWKT16 Aug 200531 Aug 2015DISPFATE--
171SIOUXT30 Sep 202130 Sep 2021DISPFATE--
172APACHETINACTSTKDISPFATE--

Class Notes:
One ATF was requested in FY 1967 but was deferred. No number was assigned. Construction of first four delayed by strike at shipyard since 1 May 1977. Based on a commercial design, no salvage or diving equipment.

Ship Notes:
ATFNameMANotes
166POWHATANFY 1975. Leased to commercial salvage firm Donjon Marine Co., Hillside, N.J.[, which chartered her back to the USN.] Trf. to Turkey as INEBOLU (comm. Mar 2008).
167NARRAGANSETTFY 1975. Leased to Donjon Marine Co., Hillside, N.J.[, which chartered her back to the USN.] (Lease pending Nov 2000.) Transferred to NAVAIR (Commander Carrier Strike Group 4) for use as tow/service vessel 2 Aug 2002, reclassed as boat 10 Feb 2009, Navy hull registry no. 226NS7901.
168CATAWBAFY 1975. To MSC 28 May 1980.
169NAVAJOFY 1975. In layup at Pearl Harbor 2017.
170MOHAWKFY 1978. In layup at Phila 2017.
171SIOUXFY 1978.
172APACHEFY 1978. Deliv. 23 Jul 1981 to MSC, in service 30 Jul 1981.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 2 Oct 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, PHS, NVR