Allied Warships

Salvage vessels

Anchor class

6 ships

Technical information

TypeSalvage vessel
Displacement1232 BRT 
Length183 feet 
Complement65 men 
Armament1 3" AA gun
2 20mm AA 
Max speed11.5 knots
EnginesDiesel-electric, 2 shafts 
Power2780 HP 
Notes on classWooden hull 

US Navy US Navy ships of the Anchor class

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USS Anchor (ARS 13)
USS Extractor (ARS 15) Lost on 24 Jan 1945
USS Extricate (ARS 16) Lost on 9 Oct 1945
USS Restorer (ARS 17)
USS Weight (ARS 35)
USS Swivel (ARS 36)

6 Salvage vessels of the Anchor class. 2 of them were lost.

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