Allied Warships

USS Shackle (ARS 9)

Salvage vessel of the Diver class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSalvage vessel
PennantARS 9 
Built byBasalt Rock Co. (Napa, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered20 Sep 1941 
Laid down26 Oct 1942 
Launched1 Apr 1943 
Commissioned5 Feb 1944 
End service 

Transferred to United States Coast Guard and commissioned as USCGC Acushnet (WAT-167) on 23 August 1946
Redesignated as research vessel (WAGO-167) in 1971
Redesignated as medium endurance cutter (WMEC-167) in 1978 Still in service as of 2003


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