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TA DE (ARS-550) class

Country of Origin: Taiwan

ship list

 0 TA DE-class SALVAGE SHIP (ARS) (ex-U.S. BOLSTER-class design)

 Name      Pendant      Launched         Commissioned     Status
 TA DE     ARS-550      Aug. 4, 1945     May 15, 1946     Stricken
   (ex-USS RECOVERY, ARS-43)


The TA DE, since stricken from all service, was one of six ships of the U.S. BOLSTER class commissioned in the United States during 1945 and 1946. The class was fitted for salvage and towing activities. The ships had compressed-air diving equipment.


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