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Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 9:13 am
by Henk
1943 - 1967
Bugsier-, Reederei- und Bergungs A.G.- Hamburg
Launche October 1942; delivered July 1943 by Deschimag Werk Seebeck - Bremerhaven (690)
72,50 x x 12,45 x 4,58 x m
1.867 grt
Steam engine for salvage work
Sold In 1967 renamed AHCL II by US-Navy

Later renamed CRANDALL (YHCL-2).

No picture available


Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:48 pm
by davidships
Leased by the United Nations in 1957 to clear the Suez Canal
Laid up upon completion to clearing wrecks in the Suez Canal
Purchased by the US Navy in 1967 at Bremerhaven, Germany from Bugsier-, Reederei & Bergungs - AG, Bremerhaven / Hamburg, Germany, named AHLC II
Renamed and commissioned USS Crandall (YHLC-2) in 1967
Assigned to Harbor Clearance Unit One at Naval Station Subic Bay R.P.
Decommissioned, date unknown
Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
Custody transferred to the Maritime Administration, 11 February 1976, for lay up in the James River National Reserve Fleet, Lee Hall, VA.
Permanent custody to the Maritime Administration, 1 October 1977
Title transferred to the Maritime Administration, 11 December 1993
Final Disposition, sold for scrapping, 28 November, 2001 to Transforma Marine, Brownsville, TX.

some photos there also.


Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:09 am
by j.haver
Ausdauer - Salvagevessel


Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:17 am
by Henk
Nice photo's you found Jos! Thanks for that.