Allied Warships

USS Extractor (ARS 15)

Salvage vessel of the Anchor class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSalvage vessel
PennantARS 15 
Built byColberg Boat Works (Stockton, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 
Launched15 Jun 1943 
Commissioned3 Mar 1944 
Lost24 Jan 1945 
Loss position15° 44'N, 133° 29'E

Torpedoed and sunk by mistake by the US submarine USS Guardfish in the Philippine Sea in position 15º44'N, 133º29'E


Commands listed for USS Extractor (ARS 15)

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1Lt. (jg) Leslie Charles Oaks, USN3 Mar 1944??? (1)

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Nothing Friendly in the Vicinity

Conner, Claude

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