FLORIKAN (ASR-9)


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Year Built
1943
Official Number
--
Shipyard
Moore Shipbuilding Company
General Type
Military
Specific Type
ASR Submarine Rescue Ship
MARAD Type
Military
Ship Length
251 feet
Beam
44 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
--
Gross Tons
--
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
17 tons
Draft, Lightweight
12.6 tons
Displacement, Summer
2222 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
1790 tons
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
Sold - Scrap

Historical Narrative



The USS Florikan (ASR-9) was withdrawn from the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet on July 26, 2010, under a recycling contract.  Dismantlement was completed on December 29, 2010.  Before the Florikan departed, the Maritime Administration conducted a National Register Eligibility Assessment, which includes a vessel history.


Vessel Name History

FLORIKAN (ASR-9)

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
Name Download

Milestones


Event Date Content
Commissioned
4/5/1943 Commissioned
Training Exercise
11/16/1943 "Trained submarine crews in rescue operations at Pearl Harbor from November 16, 1943 to June 11, 1944"
Arrival
9/1/1945 "Transferred to San Diego, California"
Movement
9/1/1951 Operated in Korean War Zone
Training Exercises
2/1/1952 "Conducted Submarine training exercises in San Diego, California"
Operation
1/1/1969 Operated in the Vietnam War Zone based in Da Nang participating in the Tet Counteroffensive
Decommissioned
8/2/1991 Decommissioned
Entry
10/6/2000
Acquisition
10/6/2000 Title f/disposal. LS 1790
Interim Movement
7/28/2001
Disposition
7/28/2001 MARAD accepted title 07-28-01

11/28/2006 Undergoing Navy sinkex preps at Concord Navy Weapons Station.
Cleared Historic Review
6/17/2009 Vessel cleared NHPA processing.
Withdrawal
12/29/2010 Vessel dismantlement complete.

Ship Imagery




Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Download
5/12/2009 Florikan_NHPA_History.pdf Default Generic Download Image

Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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