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USS PIGEON ASR-21
LAST VOYAGE
From: MARE ISLAND DRYDOCKS,  Vallejo, CA

SHE WILL BE RECYCLED
BY ESCO MARINE IN  BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS



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The first ship of a new generation of SUBMARINE RESCUE VESSELS. Constructed as a twin hull catamaran by the Alabama Drydock & Shipbuilding Co. of Mobile, Alabama. USS Pigeon is designed with the most advanced and comprehensive facilities for submarine rescue, mixed saturation diving and deep ocean salvage. Commissioned on 28 April 1973. They are Guardians of Every Submariner.

   
   PANAMA MANZANILLO BROWNSVILLE SAN FRANCISCO

USS Pigeon ASR-21; exits the Bay Area on January 25, 2012   That's Sausalito on the north shore.   Click image for more photos in the Bay Area


 

SH
KIRSTEN GRACE  -  Janurary 24, 2012 at Mare Island in California

Max Hunter photos are Copyright 2012, Western Dovetail - click above photo


ARRIVAL IN PANAMA
- February 26, 2012


LOCK PASSAGE
- February 29, 2012







The Voyage was completed on Sunday, March 18, 2012


Music by TIM BARRON SM3 1968-70 USS Kawishiwi AO-146