Allied Warships

USS Preserver (ARS 8)

Salvage vessel of the Diver class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSalvage vessel
PennantARS 8 
Built byBasalt Rock Co. (Napa, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 Sep 1941 
Laid down26 Oct 1942 
Launched1 Apr 1943 
Commissioned11 Jan 1944 
End service7 Aug 1992 

Decommissioned on 23 April 1947
Recommissioned on 1 December 1950
Decommissioned on 7 August 1992
Stricken on 16 March 1994


Commands listed for USS Preserver (ARS 8)

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1Lt.Cdr. A. T. Ostrander, USN11 Jan 1944??? (1)

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