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SAFEGUARD (ARS 50)
SALVAGE SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: ARS 50 UIC: 21245
Status: Out of Service, in Reserve Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/01/2016 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Peterson Builders Inc.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/28/1981 Commission Date: 08/17/1985
Keel Date: 11/08/1982 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/12/1983 Decommission Date: 09/26/2007
Age (since Launch) 33.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
22.0
Delivery Date: 08/02/1985 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 32.0 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 255 ft Waterline Length: 240 ft
Extreme Beam: 51 ft Waterline Beam: 50 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 17 ft Draft Limit: 18 ft
Light Displacement: 2482 tons Full Displacement: 3181 tons
Dead Weight: 699 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Geared Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 7
Enlisted: 92
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: NAVSEA INACTIVE SHIPS ON-SITE MAINTENANCE OFFICE, PEARL HARBOR, HI
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: ARS 50 WAS DECOMMISSIONED ON 9/26/2007 AND WAS PLACED IN SERVICE BY MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND (MSC) ON 9/26/2007. ARS 50 WAS PLACED OUT OF SERVICE BY MSC ON 10/1/2016.
Last Updated: 10/03/2016
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