BOLSTER (ARS-38)


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Year Built
1944
Official Number
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Shipyard
Basalt Rock Company
General Type
Military
Specific Type
MIL – Other
MARAD Type
--
Ship Length
214 feet
Beam
44 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
--
Gross Tons
1505 tons
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
13.9 tons
Draft, Lightweight
11.7 tons
Displacement, Summer
1505 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
1530 tons
Immersion, Summer
--
Immersion, Lightweight
--
Fate
Returned - U.S.


Historical Narrative




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


Vessel Name History

BOLSTER (ARS-38)

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event: Entry
Date: 9/19/1996

Event: Acquisition
Date: 2/1/1999

BOLSTER CLASS ARS 38-43
Event: Cleared Historic Review
Date: 10/13/2006

Vessel Cleared NHPA Processing
Event: Ship name change
Date: 5/4/2011

Event: Withdrawal
Date: 11/17/2011

Vessel dismantlement complete under disposal contract with Marine Metal Inc. in Brownsville, TX.

Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
8/28/2009 Bolster_NHPA_History.pdf Default Generic Expand Image Default Generic Download Image
12/13/2013 Bolster_HAER_Report.pdf Default Generic Expand Image Default Generic Download Image

Plans


No documents for this vessel


Shipwreck Information


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