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HMS Southampton Salvor
BARS-10 (1943 - 1944)
BARS-5 HMS American Salvor Class Rescue and Salvage Ship:
Laid down, 30 May 1942, as BARS-10, under a Maritime Commission contract at Bellingham Marine Railway & Boatbuilding Co., Bellingham, WA.
Launched, 23 January 1943
Assigned to the Royal Navy under terms of the Lend Lease Act, named Southampton Salvor
Completed, 18 December 1943, and transferred to the Royal Navy, commissioned HMS Southampton Salvor
Returned to US Navy custody, 10 December 1946
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Sold for merchant service in November 1946
Renamed Alkimos in 1948
Final Disposition, scrapped in Greece in 1953
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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