Allied Warships

USS Gear (ARS 34)

Salvage vessel of the Diver class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSalvage vessel
PennantARS 34 
Built byBasalt Rock Co. (Napa, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 
Launched24 Oct 1942 
Commissioned24 Sep 1943 
End service13 Dec 1946 

Laid down as HMS Pacific Salvor (BARS-4)
Allocated to the USN prior to launch
Decommissioned on 13 December 1946
Stricken on 30 April 1981
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 1 July 1982


Commands listed for USS Gear (ARS 34)

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1Lt. Jesse Franklin Simmons, USN24 Sep 1943??? (1)

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