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Year Built
Official Number
Ship Yard
Basalt Rock Company
General Type
Specific Type
Ship Length
214.0 feet
41.00 feet
Mast Height
15.00 feet
Net Tons
1530 tons
Gross Tons
Cargo Capacity
Draft, Summer
Draft, Lightweight
12.0 tons
Displacement, Summer
1975 tons
Displacement, Lightweight
1200 tons
Immersion, Summer
Immersion, Lightweight

Historical Narrative

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

Escape was dismantled under a scrap services contract, which was completed on February 26, 2010.  At that time, the vessel was withdrawn from the National Defense Reserve Fleet.

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Historical Documents
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Event: Entry
Date: 10/17/1979

Event: Withdrawal
Date: 12/4/1980

Transferred to USCG
Event: Entry
Date: 9/26/2000

Event: Interim Movement
Date: 7/28/2001

Event: Acquisition
Date: 7/28/2001

MARAD accepted title 07-28-01
Event: Cleared Historic Review
Date: 12/9/2008

Vessel found to not be qualified for mitigation under NHPA.
Event: Ship name change
Date: 9/1/2009

Event: Scrap Service Contract
Date: 9/15/2009

"Vessel departed under a scrap services contract with Bay Bridge Enterprises of Chesapeake, VA."
Event: Interim Movement
Date: 9/15/2009

Event: Withdrawal
Date: 2/26/2010

Vessel dismantlement complete.

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Shipwreck Information

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