ESCAPE (ARS-6)


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Year Built
1943
Official Number
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Shipyard
Basalt Rock Company
General Type
Military
Specific Type
Naval Combatant Other
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
214 feet
Beam
41 feet
Mast Height
15 feet
Net Tons
1530 tons
Gross Tons
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Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
16 tons
Draft, Lightweight
12 tons
Displacement, Summer
1975 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
1200 tons
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
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Historical Narrative



The Maritime Administration's National Register Eligibility Assessment for Escape, available in the Documents section, contains a detailed history of the vessel.

Escape was dismantled under a scrap services contract, which was completed on February 26, 2010.  At that time, the vessel was withdrawn from the National Defense Reserve Fleet.


Vessel Name History

ESCAPE (ARS-6)

Mission

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Historical Documents
Name Download

Milestones


Event Date Content
Entry
10/17/1979
Withdrawal
12/4/1980 Transferred to USCG
Entry
9/26/2000
Interim Movement
7/28/2001
Acquisition
7/28/2001 MARAD accepted title 07-28-01
Cleared Historic Review
12/9/2008 Vessel found to not be qualified for mitigation under NHPA.
Ship name change
9/1/2009
Scrap Service Contract
9/15/2009 "Vessel departed under a scrap services contract with Bay Bridge Enterprises of Chesapeake, VA."
Interim Movement
9/15/2009
Withdrawal
2/26/2010 Vessel dismantlement complete.

Ship Imagery


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Status Cards



Documents


Date Type Name Download
12/4/2008 Escape_NHPA_History.pdf Default Generic Download Image
(No Date) ESCAPE.pdf Default Generic Download Image

Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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