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U.S.S. PENGUIN

(ASR-12)

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ASR-12 Deployments - Major Events

Add a ASR-12 Shellback Initiation Add a ASR-12 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1943 - Keel Date: 9 FEB 1943
at Charleston Ship Building & Drydock Company Charleston SC
JUL 1943 - Launch Date: 20 JUL 1943
MAY 1944 - Commissioned: 29 MAY 1944
APR 1952 - APR 1952 Recommisioned
MAR 1962 - AUG 1962 Mediterranean

ASR-12 General Specifications

Class: Penguin class submarine rescue ship

Complement: 91 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1740 tons

Length: 205 feet

Beam: 39 feet 3 inches

Draft: 15 feet 6 in