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Salvor

 

(Barge: t. 180; l. 116'; b. 29'5"; dr. 6'6"; cpl. 10)

 

Salvor (SP-3418), a derrick barge built in 1899 at Boston, Mass., was acquired by the Navy on 12 July 1918 from T.A. Scott Wrecking Co., New London, Conn.

 

Salvor served as a salvage vessel at Boston and at New London during World War I and its aftermath. She was sold to her former owners on 22 May 1919.