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USS Pigeon (ASR 21). She is a catamaran with two widely-separated hulls.
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Class: PIGEON (ASR 21)
Design: SCB 721.yr
Displacement (tons): 4,119 light, 4,954 full
Dimensions (feet): 251' oa, 230'wl x 86' x 26' max nav
Original armament:
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): 17 officers and 149 enlisted
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: Diesel, 2 screws

Construction:
ASRNameOrd/AcqBuilderKeelLaunchComm/Svc
21PIGEON15 Nov 1967Alabama DD/SB17 Jul 196813 Aug 196928 Apr 1973
22ORTOLAN15 Nov 1967Alabama DD/SB22[28] Aug 196810 Sep 196914 Jul 1973

Disposition:
ASRNameTDecomm/CustStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
21PIGEON31 Aug 199231 Aug 199218 Dec 1998MA/T23 Nov 2011
22ORTOLAN30 Mar 199530 Mar 19951 May 1999MA/T20 Jul 2009/D

Class Notes:
On 1 Jan 19## CNO directed the construction of ....

Ship Notes:
ASRNameMANotes
21PIGEONDelivered 29 Jan 1972. To MA custody in SBRF 4 Sep 1992. Navy scrap contract 29 Sep 1995 with Pegasus Inc. at the former NSY Mare Island, withdrawn from NDRF 7 Feb 1996 to BU, repossessed 30 Jul 1997 and contract canc., returned to NDRF 15 May 1998. At San Diego 23 Mar 2001 to 4 Aug 2005 as static training platform for CNET. Departed SBRF 9 Jan 2012 under domestic sale to Int’l Shipbr. LTD, Brownsville.
22ORTOLANDelivered 17 May 1972. To MA custody in JRRF 4 Feb 1997. Departed JRRF 20 Jul 2009 for Brownsville under contract with ESCO Marine. BU complete 23 Mar 2010.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 2 Oct 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, PHS, NVR