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
Naval Combatant Other
MARAD Type
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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
Scrapped

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Historical Documents
Name Download

Milestones


Event Date Content
Entry
9/19/1996
Acquisition
2/1/1999 BOLSTER CLASS ARS 38-43
Cleared Historic Review
10/13/2006 Vessel Cleared NHPA Processing
Ship name change
5/4/2011
Withdrawal
11/17/2011 Vessel dismantlement complete under disposal contract with Marine Metal Inc. in Brownsville, TX.

Ship Imagery




Status Cards


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Documents


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

Plans


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Shipwreck Information


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