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PRESERVER (ARS 8)
SALVAGE SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: ARS 6 UIC: 02508
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: 09/20/1941 Commission Date: 01/11/1944
Keel Date: 10/26/1942 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/01/1943 Decommission Date: 08/07/1992
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 55.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
48.0
Delivery Date: 01/11/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 55.1 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/16/1994
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 214 ft Waterline Length: 207 ft
Extreme Beam: 45 ft Waterline Beam: 46 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 15 ft Draft Limit: 15 ft
Light Displacement: 1513 tons Full Displacement: 1982 tons
Dead Weight: 469 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Electric
Accommodations: Officers: 13
Enlisted: 86
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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