Allied Warships

USS Jason (ARH 1)

Repair ship of the Vulcan class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeRepair ship
PennantARH 1 
Built byLos Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Corp. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered4 Nov 1940 
Laid down9 Mar 1942 
Launched3 Apr 1943 
Commissioned19 Jun 1944 
End service24 Jun 1995 

Commissioned as heavy hull repair ship USS Jason (ARH-1) on 19 June 1944
Redesignated repair ship (AR-8) on 9 September 1957
Decommissioned and sticken on 24 June 1995


Commands listed for USS Jason (ARH 1)

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1Capt. Alf Ole Ruh Bergensen, USN19 Jun 19442 Oct 1944 (1)
2Capt. Ehrwald Frank Beck, USN2 Oct 1944Dec 1945 (1)
3Capt. John Paige Bennington, USNDec 1945Jan 1947 (1)

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