Submarine rescue ship

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USS Pigeon, submarine rescue ship
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Chiyoda (left) and Chihaya (right)
Anteo (A 5309), submarine rescue ship
HSwMS Belos (A214) of the Swedish Navy

A submarine rescue ship serves as a surface support ship for submarine rescue and deep-sea salvage operations. Methods employed are the McCann Rescue Chamber, Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicles (DSRV's) and deep sea diving operations.

Active submarine rescue ships[edit]

Brazilian Navy[edit]

  • Felinto Perry (K11)

Chinese Navy[edit]

Italian Navy[edit]

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force[edit]

Royal Malaysian Navy[edit]

Singapore Navy[edit]

South Korean Navy[edit]

Royal Swedish Navy[edit]

Turkish Navy[edit]

United States Navy[edit]

Former submarine rescue ships[edit]

United States Navy[edit]

Under construction[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anteo - Marina Militare". 
  2. ^ "File:US Navy 050628-N-1464F-001 The Italian submarine rescue vehicle SRV-300 is launched from the Italian salvage ship Anteo.jpg". 
  3. ^ Dominguez, Gabrel (June 7, 2018). "Vietnam begins work on first submarine rescue vessel". Jane's Information Group. Vietnam’s state-owned Z189 shipyard has begun assembly work on the first submarine rescue vessel for the People's Army of Vietnam Navy (PAVN). A keel-laying ceremony for the ship, known as MSSARS 9316 (multipurpose submarine search-and-rescue ship 9316), was held on 24 May at Z189’s facilities in the northern coastal city of Haiphong, said the shipyard in a statement. 
  4. ^ "Việt Nam starts building its first submarine rescue ship". Việt Nam News. May 2018. A model image of the MSSARS 9316, Việt Nam’s first submarine search and rescue ship, which begins construction on Thursday in Hải Phòng.