Allied Warships

USS Snatch (ARS 27)

Salvage vessel of the Diver class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSalvage vessel
PennantARS 27 
Built byBasalt Rock Co. (Napa, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Mar 1942 
Laid down28 Jan 1944 
Launched8 Apr 1944 
Commissioned11 Dec 1944 
End service 

Decommissioned on 23 December 1946
Assigned to the Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) and reclassified as oceanographic research ship, (T-AGOR-18) in April 1967
Returned to the USN in March 1970
Stricken on 1 May 1970
Sold to be broken up for scrap 8 November 1971


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