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NavSource Online: Service Ship Photo Archive
Aircraft Retrieving Vessel
Laid down in 1942 as HA-9 as a "Design No. 210, 150 Foot Steel Diesel Retrieving Vessel" at Sturgeon Bay Shipbuilding & Dry Dock, Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Launched in 1942-43
Delivered, in January 1943, to the US Army Quartermaster Corps.
Placed in service date unknown
Named Bower (HA-9), date unknown
Placed out of service, date unknown
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 483 t.
Largest Boom Capacity 30 t.
Cargo Capacity 500 t.
four 20mm AA gun mounts
Propulsion two 300hp GM Cleveland Division 6-278A 6-cyl V6 diesel engines
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