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ASR-12 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1943-Keel Date: 9 FEB 1943
at Charleston Ship Building & Drydock Company Charleston SC
JUL1943-Launch Date: 20 JUL 1943
MAY1944-Commissioned: 29 MAY 1944

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