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HMS Lincoln Salvor
BARS-9 (1943 - 1944)
BARS-5 HMS American Salvor Class Rescue and Salvage Ship:
Laid down, 27 April 1942, as BARS-9, under a Maritime Commission contract at Bellingham Marine Railway & Boatbuilding Co., Bellingham, WA.
Launched, 14 November 1942
Assigned to the Royal Navy under terms of the Lend Lease Act, named Lincoln Salvor
Completed, 5 November 1943, and transferred to the Royal Navy, commissioned HMS Lincoln Salvor
Returned to US Navy custody, 10 December 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold for merchant service in November 1946
Renamed Agerochos in 1948
Final Disposition, scrapped in Greece in 1964
Displacement 1,123 t.(lt) 1,615 t.(lim)
Length 183' 2"
Draft 14' 7" (lim)
Speed 12 kts
Largest Boom Capacity 10 t.
one single 3"/50 dual purpose gun mount
two twin 20mm AA gun mounts
Diesel 2,300 Bbls
Gasoline 2,450 Gals
Cooper Bessemer Diesel-electric engines
two Fairbanks Morse Main Reduction Gears
Ship's Service Generators
two Diesel-drive 200Kw 120V D.C.
one Diesel-drive 60Kw 120V D.C.
twin propellers, 1,200 shp
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||Lincoln Salvor under way in Puget Sound during builders trials, 6 October 1943.
US National Archives, RG-19-LCM. Photo #'s. 19-N-52768, 19-N-52765 and 19-N-52767 US Navy Bureau of Ships photos now in the collections of the US National Archives, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
There is no DANFS history record for BARS-9 / HMS Lincoln Salvor available at NavSource
Last Updated 24 July 2015
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