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ARS-17 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1942-Keel Date: 25 MAR 1942
at Snow Shipyards Inc. Rockland Maine
OCT1942-Launch Date: 24 OCT 1942
OCT1943-Commissioned: 6 OCT 1943
MAR1946-Decommissioned: 6 MAR 1946

ARS-17 General Specifications

Class: Anchor-class rescue and salvage ship

Complement: 65 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1089 tons

Length: 183 feet 3 inches

Beam: 37 feet

Draft: 14 feet 8 in

Final Disposition: Sold to DeNautical Milesark 27 February 1948