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Navy Recovery Ships Mercury/Gemini/Apollo/Skylab/Soyuz 1961-75

Source http://history.nasa.gov/ships.html (1251)
"PRS" = Prime Recovery Ship (all other ships, unless otherwise noted, are Secondary Recovery Ships). This list includes only vessels designated as part of the official naval recovery force. Tracking ships are also excluded from this list.

Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) - May 5, 1961

Essex class
Lake Champlain (PRS)

USS Intrepid CV-11 w/ angle deck 1972 (Essex class), USS Wasp CVS-18 1965 Gemini (Essex class) (1/530)
Fletcher class
Abbot, Rooks, Sullivans, Wadleigh


Base type Fletcher
Forrest Sherman class
Decatur

USS Forrest Sherman (DD-931) (Forrest Sherman class) (1/1250)
Gearing
Newman K. Perry


Base type Gearing class
Aggressive class
Notable

USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
Boister class ARS
Recovery

Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)
Ability class MSO
Ability

Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) - July 21, 1961

Essex class
Randolph (PRS)

USS Intrepid CV-11 w/ angle deck 1972 (Essex class), USS Wasp CVS-18 1965 Gemini (Essex class) (1/530)
Ability class MSO
Alacrity
Fletcher class
Conway, Cony


Base type Fletcher
Aggressive class MSO
Exploit

USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
Allen M. Sumner class
Lowry, Stormes


Base type Allen M.Sumner Class
Boister class ARS
Recovery

Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)

Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) - February 20, 1962

Essex class
Randolph (PRS), Antietnam

USS Intrepid CV-11 w/ angle deck 1972 (Essex class), USS Wasp CVS-18 1965 Gemini (Essex class) (1/530)
Kitty Hawk class
(Constellation)

USS Kitty Hawk CV-63 (Kitty Hawk class)
Gearing class
Noa (actual recovery ship), Brownson, Cone, Glennon, Goodrich, Kenneth D. Bailey, Sarsfield, Stribling, Turner, Witek


Base type Gearing class
Fletcher class
Bearss


Base type Fletcher
Forrest Sherman class
Barry, Blandy

USS Forrest Sherman (DD-931) (Forrest Sherman class) (1/1250)
Allen M. Sumner
Hugh Purvis, Charls S. Sperry, Stormes


Base type Allen M.Sumner Class
Norfolg class DL-1
Norfolk

USS Norfolk DL-1 1953
Cimarron class Oiler
Chuckawan

Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)
Aggressive class MSO
Exploit, Observer

USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
Boister class ARS
Recovery

Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)

Mercury-Atlas 7 (MA-7) - May 24, 1962

Essex class
Intrepid (PRS)

USS Intrepid CV-11 w/ angle deck 1972 (Essex class)
Forrestal class
(Forrestal)

USS Saratoga CV-60 (Forrestal class), USS Forrestal (Forrestal class) (1/1250)
Casa Grande class
Donner

USS Comstock LSD-19 (Casa Grande class)
Thomaston class LSD
Spiegel Grove

Similar type USS Anchorage LSD-36 1970 (Anchorage class)
Allen M. Sumner class
John R. Pierce (actual recovery ship), Barton, English, Hank, Massey, Moale, Soley


Base type Allen M.Sumner Class
Farragut class
Dewey, Farragut

USS Coontz DLG-9/DDG-40 1960 (Farragut DDG-37 class) (1/1250),
Kit candidate: Coontz by Niko
Gearing class
Ellison, Fred T. Berry


Base type Gearing class
Fletcher class
Hunt, Remey, Robinson, Wren


Base type Fletcher
Cimarron class oiler
Elokomin

Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)
Boister class ARS
Hoist

Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)
Shenandoah AD-26


Similar type USS Markab AD-21 (Hamul class|US Type C3) as Markab / Hamul
Aggressive class
Sturdy

USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
AM Raven/Auk class
Swerve

USS Raven AM-55 (Raven class), USS Raven AM-55 1940 (Raven class) (1/1250), USS Pilot AM-104 1942 (Auk class) (1/1250), USS Raven AM-55 (Raven class)

Mercury-Atlas 8 (MA-8) - October 3, 1962

Essex class
Kearsarge (PRS), Lake Champlain

USS Intrepid CV-11 w/ angle deck 1972 (Essex class), USS Wasp CVS-18 1965 Gemini (Essex class) (1/530)
Forrestal class
Independence

USS Saratoga CV-60 (Forrestal class), USS Forrestal (Forrestal class) (1/1250)
Fletcher class
Fletcher, O'Bannon, Phillip, Radford, Walker


Base type Fletcher
Allen M. Sumner
Charles S. Sperry, Henley, Haynsworth, Ingraham, Willard Keith


Base type Allen M.Sumner Class
Gearing class
Bordelon, Dyess, Epperson, Fred T. Berry, Furse, Norris


Base type Gearing class
Forrest Sherman class
Barry, John Paul Jones

USS Forrest Sherman (DD-931) (Forrest Sherman class) (1/1250)
Charles F. Adams class
Charles Adams

Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Decatur class
Decatur

Similar type USS Coontz DLG-9/DDG-40 1960 (Farragut DDG-37 class) (1/1250), Similar type Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Boister class ARS
Hoist

Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)
Cimarron-class fleet replenishment oiler
Kaskaskia

Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)
Acme class
Affray
Ability class
Alacrity

USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)

Mercury-Atlas 9 (MA-9) - May 15-16, 1963

Essex class
Kearsarge (PRS), Wasp

USS Intrepid CV-11 w/ angle deck 1972 (Essex class), USS Wasp CVS-18 1965 Gemini (Essex class) (1/530)
Fletcher class



Base type Fletcher
Allen M. Sumner class



Base type Allen M.Sumner Class
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Forrest Sherman class


USS Forrest Sherman (DD-931) (Forrest Sherman class) (1/1250)
Boister class ARS


Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)
Aggressive class MSO


USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
Acme class
Cimarron-class fleet oiler


Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)
Neosho class Oiler

Gemini-Titan 3 (GT-3) - March 23, 1965

Intrepid (PRS)


USS Intrepid CV-11 w/ angle deck 1972 (Essex class)
Boston CAG-1
Atlanta class

Kit candidate: CAG-1 Boston by Orange Hobby Blue
Fletcher class



Base type Fletcher
Allen M. Sumner class



Base type Allen M.Sumner Class
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Forrest Sherman class


USS Forrest Sherman (DD-931) (Forrest Sherman class) (1/1250)
USCGC Reliance class
Abnaki class


USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)
Aggressive class


USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
AM Raven/Auk class


USS Raven AM-55 (Raven class), USS Raven AM-55 1940 (Raven class) (1/1250), USS Pilot AM-104 1942 (Auk class) (1/1250), USS Raven AM-55 (Raven class)
Kennebec-class fleet oiler

Gemini-Titan 4 (GT-4) - June 3-7, 1965

Wasp (PRS)


USS Wasp CVS-18 1965 Gemini (Essex class) (1/530)
Allen M. Sumner class



Base type Allen M.Sumner Class
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Forrest Sherman class


USS Forrest Sherman (DD-931) (Forrest Sherman class) (1/1250)
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Boister class ARS
Hoist

Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)
Agile / Aggressive class


USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
Auk class


USS Raven AM-55 (Raven class), USS Raven AM-55 1940 (Raven class) (1/1250), USS Pilot AM-104 1942 (Auk class) (1/1250), USS Raven AM-55 (Raven class)
Neosho class oiler

Gemini-Titan 5 (GT-5) - August 21-29, 1965

Lake Champlain (PRS)


USS Intrepid CV-11 w/ angle deck 1972 (Essex class), USS Wasp CVS-18 1965 Gemini (Essex class) (1/530)
Fletcher class



Base type Fletcher
Allen M. Sumner class



Base type Allen M.Sumner Class
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Forrest Sherman class


USS Forrest Sherman (DD-931) (Forrest Sherman class) (1/1250)
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Neosho class
Diver class


USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)
Agile / Aggressive class


USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
Cimarron class oiler


Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)

Gemini-Titan 6A (GT-6A) - December 15-16, 1965

Wasp


USS Wasp CVS-18 1965 Gemini (Essex class) (1/530)
Fletcher class



Base type Fletcher
Allen M. Sumner class



Base type Allen M.Sumner Class
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Abnaki class


USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)
Ability class


USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
Cimarron class oiler


Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)
Neosho class oiler

Gemini-Titan 7 (GT-7) - December 4-18, 1965

Wasp (PRS)


USS Wasp CVS-18 1965 Gemini (Essex class) (1/530)
Fletcher class



Base type Fletcher
Allen M. Sumner class



Base type Allen M.Sumner Class
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Abnaki class


USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)
Ability class


USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
Cimarron class oiler


Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)
Neosho class oiler

Gemini-Titan 8 (GT-8) - March 16, 1966

Leonard F. Mason (actual recovery ship)
Gearing class


Base type Gearing class
Boxer (PRS)


USS Intrepid CV-11 (Essex class)
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Agile / Aggressive class


USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
Abnaki class


USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)
Cimarron class oiler


Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)
Neosho class oiler

Gemini-Titan 9A (GT-9A) - June 3-6, 1966

Wasp (PRS)


USS Wasp CVS-18 1965 Gemini (Essex class) (1/530)
Saratoga
Forrestal class

USS Saratoga CV-60 (Forrestal class), USS Forrestal (Forrestal class) (1/1250)
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Agile / Aggressive class


USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
Boister class ARS


Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)
Abnaki class


USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)
Cimarron class oiler


Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)
Neosho class

Gemini-Titan 10 (GT-10) - July 18-21, 1966

Guadalcanal (PRS)
Iwo Jima class

USS Iwo Jima LPH-2 (Iwo Jima LPH class)
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Allen M. Sumner class



Base type Allen M.Sumner Class
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Boister class ARS


Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)
Cimarron class oiler


Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)
Neosho class oiler

Gemini-Titan 11 (GT-11) - September 12-15, 1966

Guam (PRS)
Iwo Jima class

USS Iwo Jima LPH-2 (Iwo Jima LPH class)
Fletcher class



Base type Fletcher
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Allen M. Sumner class



Base type Allen M.Sumner Class
Abnaki class


USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)
Cimarron class 1939


Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)
Neosho cass oiler

Gemini-Titan 12 (GT-12) - November 11-15, 1966

Wasp (PRS)


USS Wasp CVS-18 1965 Gemini (Essex class) (1/530)
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Boister class ARS


Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)
Cimarron class 1939


Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)
Kennebec class T2 oiler
Neosho class oiler

Apollo-Saturn 7 (AS-7) - October 11-22, 1968

Essex (PRS)


USS Intrepid CV-11 (Essex class)
Fletcher class



Base type Fletcher
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Abnaki class (38)


USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)
Andromeda class AKA, as secondary Recovery Ship
Arneb (AKA-56/LKA-56)

Similar type USS Liberty Ship Jeremiah O'Brien (USS Liberty), Similar type USS Liberty Frachter E 2-CS-C1 (USS Liberty), USS Algol AKA-54 1943/70 (Andromeda class|Type C2)
Bayfield class APA, as secondary Recovery Ship backup
Cambria APA-36

Similar type USS Callaway APA-35 (Bayfield class|US Type C3)
Neosho class

Apollo-Saturn 8 (AS-8) - December 21-27, 1968

Yorktown (PRS)


USS Intrepid CV-11 (Essex class)
Guadalcanal
Iwo Jima class

USS Iwo Jima LPH-2 (Iwo Jima LPH class)
Arlington AGMR-2
Saipan class, ex USS Saipan (CVL-48)
pic by sammelhafen.de
USS Arlington AGMR-2 1966 ex Saipan CVL48 (Saipan class) (1/1250)
Fletcher class



Base type Fletcher
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Abnaki class (38)


USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)
Tolland-class (C2) AKA as secondary recovery ship


Similar type USS Liberty Ship Jeremiah O'Brien (USS Liberty), Similar type USS Liberty Frachter E 2-CS-C1 (USS Liberty)
Haskell-class, Paul Revere-class APAs as sec. Rec. Ship


Similar type USS Callaway APA-35 (Bayfield class|US Type C3)
Cimarron class 1939


Similar style Kokuyo Maru (Itsukushima Maru class)

Apollo-Saturn 9 (AS-9) - March 3-13, 1969

Guadalcanal (PRS)


USS Iwo Jima LPH-2 (Iwo Jima LPH class)
Fletcher class



Base type Fletcher
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Abnaki class


USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)
Andromeda class AKA, as secondary Recovery Ship


Similar type USS Liberty Ship Jeremiah O'Brien (USS Liberty), Similar type USS Liberty Frachter E 2-CS-C1 (USS Liberty), USS Algol AKA-54 1943/70 (Andromeda class|Type C2)

Apollo-Saturn 10 (AS-10) - May 18-26, 1969

Princeton (PRS)


USS Intrepid CV-11 (Essex class)
Arlington AGMR-2
Saipan class, ex USS Saipan (CVL-48)
pic by sammelhafen.de
USS Arlington AGMR-2 1966 ex Saipan CVL48 (Saipan class) (1/1250)
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Abnaki class (38)


USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)
Bayfield class APA, as secondary Recovery Ship backup


Similar type USS Callaway APA-35 (Bayfield class|US Type C3)
Catskill class
Ozark MCS-2 ex LSV-2/CM-7

Similar type USS Monitor LSV-5 (Osage class)

Apollo-Saturn 11 (AS-11) - July 16-24, 1969

First man on the moon 20.7.1969 20:17UTC
Hornet (PRS)


USS Intrepid CV-11 (Essex class)
Arlington AGMR-2
Saipan class, ex USS Saipan (CVL-48)
pic by sammelhafen.de
USS Arlington AGMR-2 1966 ex Saipan CVL48 (Saipan class) (1/1250)
Gearing class
Carpenter, New DD-818 Sec.PRS


Base type Gearing class
Charles F. Adams class
Goldsborough

Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Catskill class
Ozark MCS-2 ex LSV-2/CM-7

Similar type USS Monitor LSV-5 (Osage class)
Abnaki class
Salinan

USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)
Neosho class oiler
Hassayampa

Apollo-Saturn 12 (AS-12) - November 14-24, 1969

Hornet


USS Intrepid CV-11 (Essex class)
Austin



Kit candidate: Austin class by JAG, Similar type USS Raleigh LPD-1
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Boister class ARS


Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)

Apollo-Saturn 13 (AS-13) - April 11-17, 1970

Iwo Jima (PRS)


USS Iwo Jima LPH-2 (Iwo Jima LPH class)
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Boister class ARS


Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)
EC2-S-C1 Liberty Ship as YAG


USS Liberty Ship Jeremiah O'Brien (USS Liberty), USS Liberty Frachter E 2-CS-C1 (USS Liberty), USS Liberty Tanker (USS Liberty), USS Liberty Tanker (USS Liberty), USS Liberty Ship (USS Liberty) (1/1250)
Neosho class oiler

Apollo-Saturn 14 (AS-14) - January 31-February 9, 1971

New Orleans (PRS)
Iwo Jima class

USS Iwo Jima LPH-2 (Iwo Jima LPH class)
Spiegel Grove
Thomaston class

Similar type USS Anchorage LSD-36 1970 (Anchorage class)
Gearing class



Base type Gearing class
Abnaki class


USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)
Neosho class oiler

Apollo-Saturn 15 (AS-15) - July 26-August 7, 1971

Okinawa (PRS)


USS Iwo Jima LPH-2 (Iwo Jima LPH class)
Austin



Kit candidate: Austin class by JAG, Similar type USS Raleigh LPD-1
Neosho class
Salinan AT-161
Abnaki / Achomawi-class

USCG Tamaroa WHEC-166 (Navajo class|US-Tug)

Apollo-Saturn 16 (AS-16) - April 16-27, 1972

Ticonderoga (PRS)


USS Intrepid CV-11 (Essex class)
Ability class MSO
Aggressive class


USS Inflict AM-456/MSO-456 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250), USS Agile AM-421 (Aggressive / Agile class) (1/1250)
Charles F. Adams class


Rommel D-187 (Klasse 103|Charles F. Adams)
Boister class ARS


Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)
Neosho class oiler

Apollo-Saturn 17 (AS-17) - December 7-19, 1972

Ticonderoga (PRS)


USS Intrepid CV-11 (Essex class)
Sacramento class AOE


USS Sacramento AOE-1 (Sacramento class AOE)
Boister class ARS


Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)
Newporrt class


ROCS Chung Ho (LST-232) (Newport class)

Skylab-2 (SL-2) - May 25-June 22, 1973

Ticonderoga (PRS)


USS Intrepid CV-11 (Essex class)
Boister class


Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)

Skylab-3 (SL-3) - July 28-September 25, 1973

New Orleans (PRS)


USS Iwo Jima LPH-2 (Iwo Jima LPH class)
Boister class


Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)

Skylab-4 (SL-4) - November 16, 1973-February 8, 1974

New Orleans (PRS)


USS Iwo Jima LPH-2 (Iwo Jima LPH class)
Boister class


Similar type USS Diver ARS-5 (USS Diver class)

Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) - July 15-24, 1975

New Orleans (PRS)


USS Iwo Jima LPH-2 (Iwo Jima LPH class)


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