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Anchor Class, U.S. Rescue And Salvage Ships


Photograph of Anchor-class rescue and salvage ship

Naval History and Heritage Command #NH 83809. Via navsource.org

Schematic diagram of Anchor class rescue and salvage ship

ONI 222

Specifications:

Tonnage 1615 tons standard
Dimensions 183'3" by 37' by 14'8"
55.85m by 11.28m by 4.47m
Maximum speed       12 knots
Complement 65
Armament 1 3"/50 AA gun
4x1 20mm Oerlikon AA guns
Machinery
1-shaft H.O.R. 685A diesel (1200 shp)
Bunkerage
140 tons diesel oil
3000 gallons gasoline


Units in the Pacific:

Anchor completed 1943-10-23 (Stockton)      
Extractor
completed 1944-3-3 (Stockton) Mistakenly sunk by Guardfish 1945-1-24 in the Philippine Sea
Extricate     
arrived 1945-2-18

References

DANFS

NavSource.org (accessed 2011-4-16)


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