USS Apache ATF 67
Laid down as Fleet Tug (AT-98) at Charleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Charleston, S.C.
Launched, 22 June 1943
Commissioned, USS Arikara (AT-98), 5 January 1944, LT. John Aitken, USN in command
USS Atakapa (ATF-149) was an Abnaki-class of fleet ocean tug. It was named after the Atakapa Native American tribe that once inhabited territory which is now southwestern Louisiana and southeastern Texas.