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USNS GRASP (T-ARS 51)
SALVAGE SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: ARS 50 UIC: 21467
Status: Military Sealift Command (MSC) Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 01/19/2006 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Support Force
Builder: Peterson Builders Inc.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/11/1982 Commission Date: 12/14/1985
Keel Date: 05/02/1983 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/21/1984 Decommission Date: 01/19/2006
Age (since Launch) 33.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
21.0
Delivery Date: 11/26/1985 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 31.9 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: 2522 tons Full Displacement: 3203 tons
Dead Weight: 681 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: MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND
Planning Yard: Military Sealift Command
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: MSC
Comments: ARS 51 WAS DECOMMISSIONED ON 01/19/2006 AND WAS PLACED IN SERVICE BY MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND (MSC) ON 01/19/2006.
Last Updated: 02/01/2016
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