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T-ARS 50 Safeguard Class Salvage Vessel

ARS 50 Safeguard Class Salvage Vessel The Rescue and Salvage ships Safeguard (T-ARS 50), Grasp (T-ARS 51), Salvor (T-ARS 52) and Grapple (T-ARS 53) are the Navy's newest salvage ships. They are operated by the Military Sea Lift Command and augment the Navy's Towing and heavy lift capacity. The capabilities of these ships can be increased by combining the resources of Mobile Diving & Salvage Units (MDSU) and deck loaded equipment to support diving and salvage task as required. This class of ships, built by Peterson Builders Inc., were commissioned between April 1985 and February 1986.

T-ARS 50 Safeguard Class Ship Characteristics
LENGTH:255 feet
BEAM:52 feet
DRAFT:17.5
DISPLACEMENT:3,282 tons, fully-loaded
COMPLEMENT:30 (26 civmars, 4 military)
RANGE AT 8 KNOTS:8,000 NM
MAXIMUM BOLLARD PULL:65.5 tons
BOOM LIFT AFT:80,000 lbs
BOOM LIFT FORWARD:15,000 lbs


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