Allied Warships

USS Bluebird (ASR 19)

Submarine rescue vessel of the Penguin class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeSubmarine rescue vessel
PennantASR 19 
Built byCharleston Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 
Launched3 Dec 1945 
Commissioned28 May 1946 
End service15 Aug 1950 

Ordered and laid down as fleet ocean tug USS Yurok (AT-164)
Redesignated submarine rescue ship USS Yurok(ASR-12) on 7 November 1945
Renamed USS Penguin on 3 December 1945
Decommissioned on 15 August 1950 and transferred to the Turkish Navy being renamed Kurtaran
As of 2003 Kurtaran is still in service with the Turkish Navy


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