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PIGEON (ASR 21)
SUBMARINE RESCUE SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: ASR 21 UIC: 20143
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/18/1998 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benecia, CA
Force:
Builder: Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 11/15/1967 Commission Date: 04/28/1973
Keel Date: 07/17/1968 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/13/1969 Decommission Date: 08/31/1992
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 29.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
19.0
Delivery Date: 01/29/1972 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 26.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/31/1992
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 251 ft Waterline Length: 230 ft
Extreme Beam: 86 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 26 ft Draft Limit: 26 ft
Light Displacement: 4119 tons Full Displacement: 4954 tons
Dead Weight: 835 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel
Accommodations: Officers: 17
Enlisted: 149
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 04/09/2007
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