Allied Warships

USS Vulcan (AR 5)

Repair ship of the Vulcan class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeRepair ship
PennantAR 5 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered1 Aug 1939 
Laid down16 Dec 1939 
Launched14 Dec 1940 
Commissioned14 Jun 1941 
End service30 Sep 1991 

Decommissioned on 30 September 1991
Stricken on 28 July 1992


Commands listed for USS Vulcan (AR 5)

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1Leon Sangster Fiske, USNJul 1941Jul 1942 (1)
2T/Capt. Richard Brittain Tuggle, USNJul 1942Oct 1943 (1)
3T/Capt. Clarence Henry Pike, USNOct 1943Feb 1945 (1)
4T/Cdr. Rex Smith Caldwell, USNFeb 1945Jul 1946 (1)
5Capt. W. E. Gadding, USNJul 1946Jul 1947 (1)

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