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Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 3:44 pm
by Henk
1942 - 1947
Bugsier-, Reederei und Bergungs AG - Hamburg.
Delivered April 1942 by Deschimag Werk Seebeck - Bremerhaven (689)
72,51 x x 12,45 x x 4,58 m
1.867 grt
Steam engine for salvage work
Sold In 1947 renamed AHLC I by US Navy

09-08-1943 seized by the Kriegsmarine in use as lightship for U-boots.
03-05-1945 sunk after bombing in Kieler Förde. Raised and repaired.
Later renamed CRILLEY (YHCL-1).

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Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:26 pm
by davidships

3/5/1945 sunk by British aircraft in Kieler Förde
1948 refloated by Germany, resuming service with Bugsier.
1957 leased by the United Nations to clear the Suez Canal - and subsequently laid up
1967 purchased by the US Navy in 1967 at Bremerhaven and designated AHLC I
1967 renamed and commissioned as USS CRILLEY (YHLC-1), based at Naval Station Subic Bay, Philippines
197x decommissioned
1976 transferred to the Maritime Administration for lay up in the James River National Reserve Fleet
2001 sold for scrapping to Transforma Marine, Brownsville TX.


Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2011 9:01 am
by Henk
Very good David. Thanks!


Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:05 am
by j.haver
Energie - Salvagevessel;