Allied Warships

USS Current (ARS 22)

Salvage vessel of the Diver class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSalvage vessel
ClassDiver 
PennantARS 22 
Built byBasalt Rock Co. (Napa, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down2 Apr 1943 
Launched25 Sep 1943 
Commissioned14 Jun 1944 
End service 
History

Decommissioned on 9 February 1948
Recommissioned on 10 October 1951
Decommissioned at an unknown date
Stricken on 1 June 1973
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 27 June 1975

For more information see the USS Current ARS-22 site. (offsite link).

 

Commands listed for USS Current (ARS 22)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. James B. Duff, Jr., USNR14 Jun 19444 Mar 1945 (1)
2Lt. Robert W. Swift, Jr., USNR4 Mar 19451 Dec 1945 (2)
3Lt. David R. Red, USN1 Dec 194516 Feb 1946 (2)

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