USS Ortolan III

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Ortolan III ASR-22

Ortolan III
(ASR-22: dp. 3,411 (f.); 1. 251'; b. 86'; dr. 19'; s. 15 k. cpl. 139; a. 2 3"; cl. Pigeon.)

The third Ortolan (ASR-22), a twin hulled submarine rescue vessel, was laid down 28 August 1968 by the Alabama Dry Doek and Shipbuilding Co., Mobile Ala, launched 10 September 1969; sponsored by Mra Neis C. Johnson- and is to commission early in 1971.