Allied Warships

USS Safeguard (ARS 25)

Salvage vessel of the Diver class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSalvage vessel
PennantARS 25 
Built byBasalt Rock Co. (Napa, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down5 Jun 1943 
Launched20 Nov 1943 
Commissioned30 Sep 1944 
End service 

Decommissioned on 12 December 1947
Recommissioned on 13 February 1952
Decommissioned at an unknown date
Stricken on 6 August 1987
Transferred to Turkey on 18 August 1987 being renamed Isin (A 589)
As of 2003 still in service as a salvage tug


Commands listed for USS Safeguard (ARS 25)

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1Lt. Jesse Franklin Simmons, USN30 Sep 1944??? (1)

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