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PIGEON (ASR-21) class

Country of Origin: USA

ship list


 Name       FY   Hull No.   Launched         Commissioned     Status
 PIGEON     67   ASR-21     Aug. 13, 1969    Apr. 28, 1973    Stricken
 ORTOLAN    68   ASR-22     Sept. 10, 1969   July 14, 1973    Stricken


These ships were constructed specifically to carry Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicles (DSRV) and support deep-ocean diving operations. However, only two of the planned DSRVs were built and they are kept ashore in fly away status. For the...

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