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ESCAPE (ARS 6)
SALVAGE SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: ARS 6 UIC: 02506
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/28/2001 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Basalt Rock Co., Inc.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/01/1941 Commission Date: 11/20/1943
Keel Date: 08/24/1942 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/22/1942 Decommission Date: 09/01/1978
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 58.7 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
35.0
Delivery Date: 11/20/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 57.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/29/1995
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 214 ft Waterline Length: 207 ft
Extreme Beam: 41 ft Waterline Beam: 41 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 16 ft Draft Limit: 15 ft
Light Displacement: 1712 tons Full Displacement: 1975 tons
Dead Weight: 263 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 8
Enlisted: 84
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: ESCAPE (ARS 6) DEPARTED JAMES RIVER RESERVE FLEET 15 SEP 09 TO BE DISMANTLED BY BAY BRIDGE ENT., CHESAPEAKE, VA.
Last Updated: 09/17/2009
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