Allied Warships

Salvage vessels

All Salvage vessel classes

The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).


Royal Navy

 King Salvor (10)1942 - 1945
 Dispenser (9)1943 - 1945

US Navy

 Diver (19)1943 - 1944
 Anchor (6)1943 - 1944
 Bolster (6)1945 - 1946

5 ship classes.

Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Salvage vessels



Royal Navy14 Feb 1944HMS SalvikingKing Salvor 


US Navy24 Jan 1945USS Extractor (ARS 15)Anchor 

2 Salvage vessels lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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