Category:400 Salvia (ship, 1944)

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Ship[edit]

  • Built by: Zenith Dredge Corporation, Duluth, MN at $923,995
  • Yard Number: bn CG-169
  • Keel Laid: 24 June 1943
  • Launched: 19 September 1943
  • Commissioned: 19 February 1944
  • Decommissioned: 4 October 1991
  • Length: 54.9 m oa
  • Beam: 11.3 m
  • Draft: 3.7 m max (1945); 4.4 m (1966)
  • Displacement: 935 fl (1945); 1,026 fl (1966); 700 light (1966)
  • Propulsion: 1 electric motor connected to 2 Westinghouse generators driven by 2 Cooper-Bessemer-type GND-8, 4-cycle diesels; single screw
  • Top speed: 13.0 kts sustained (1945); 11.9 kts sustained (1966)
  • Economic speed: 8.3 kts (1945); 8.5 kts (1966)
  • Complement: 6 Officers, 74 men (1945); 4 officers, 2 warrants, 47 men (1966)
  • Armament: 1-3"/50 (single), 2-20mm/80 (single), 2 depth charge tracks, 2 Mousetraps, 4 Y-guns (1945); None (1966)

History[edit]

  • March and April 1944 Used on the Great Lakes for general ATON duty and icebreaking.
  • May 1944 until the end of the war Assigned to the 5th Coast Guard District, stationed at Portsmouth, VA, and used for general ATON duty.
  • 01 November 1945 Homeported at Mobile, AL and used for general ATON duty.
  • 20-23 April 1951 Assisted following the collision between the tankers Esso Suez and Esso Greensboro.
  • 27-30 April 1951 Disabled in Calasieu Pass and was towed to Mobile by USCGC Tampa.
  • April 1953 Searched for the wreck of National Flight 47 off Mobile Point.
  • 30 October-2 November 1958 Assisted USS Instill
  • 17-18 November 1959 Searched for National Flight 967.
  • 09 February 1964 Collided with the dredge Duplex in Mobile Channel.
  • Late August 1965 Provided men and equipment to fight a fire on the Liberian MV Arctic Reefer off Choctaw' Point, Mobile, AL.
  • 7-8 December 1968 Searched for survivors from the lost USCGC White Alder.
  • Salvage operations training vessel for US Navy at Little Creek (VA) Naval Station.

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