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OPPORTUNE (ARS 41)
SALVAGE SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: ARS 38 UIC: 02536
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 02/01/1999 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: James River Reserve Fleet, Fort Eustis, VA
Force:
Builder: Basalt Rock Co., Inc.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/07/1943 Commission Date: 10/05/1945
Keel Date: 09/13/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 03/31/1945 Decommission Date: 04/30/1993
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 53.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
48.0
Delivery Date: 10/05/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 53.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/30/1993
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 214 ft Waterline Length: 207 ft
Extreme Beam: 44 ft Waterline Beam: 44 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 15 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 1520 tons Full Displacement: 2040 tons
Dead Weight: 520 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Electric
Accommodations: Officers: 8
Enlisted: 83
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/12/1999
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