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List of auxiliaries of the United States Navy

This is a list of auxiliaries of the United States Navy. It covers the various types of ships that support the frontline combat vessels of the United States Navy.

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Contents

Crane Ships (AB)Edit

Colliers (AC)Edit

Auxiliary Crane Ships (T-ACS)Edit

Destroyer Tenders (AD)Edit

Degaussing Ships (YDG, ADG)Edit

Ammunition Ships (AE)Edit

Auxiliary DocksEdit

Large Auxiliary Floating Dry Docks (AFDB)Edit

Medium Auxiliary Floating Dry Docks (AFDM)Edit

Small Auxiliary Floating Dry Docks (AFDL)Edit

Yard Floating Drydocks (YFD)Edit

Auxiliary Repair Docks (ARD)Edit

Medium Auxiliary Repair Docks (ARDM)Edit

Large Auxiliary Repair Docks (ABSD)Edit

Provisions Store Ships (AF, T-AF)Edit

Combat Stores Ships (AFS, T-AFS)Edit

Miscellaneous Ships (AG, T-AG)Edit

Icebreakers (AGB)Edit

Amphibious Force Command Ships (AGC)Edit

Deep Submergence Support Ship (T-AGDS)Edit

Hydrofoil Research Ship (AGEH)Edit

Environmental Research Ships (AGER)Edit

Command Ships (AGF)Edit

Missile Range Instrumentation Ships (T-AGM)Edit

Major Communications Relay Ships (AGMR)Edit

Oceanographic Research Ships (T-AGOR)Edit

Ocean Surveillance Ships (T-AGOS)Edit

Radar Picket Ships (AGR)Edit

Motor Torpedo Boat Tenders (AGP)Edit

Surveying Ships (AGS)Edit

Coastal Survey Ships (AGSC)Edit

Technical Research Ships (AGTR)Edit

Hospital Ships (AH)Edit

Dry Cargo Ships (AK, T-AK)Edit

Cargo Ship Dock (T-AKD)Edit

Advanced Auxiliary Dry Cargo Ships (T-AKE)Edit

Small Cargo Ships (AKL)Edit

Net Cargo Ships (AKN)Edit

Vehicle Cargo Ships (T-AKR)Edit

General Stores Issue Ships (AKS)Edit

Aircraft Transports (AKV, T-AKV)Edit

Net Laying Ships (AN)Edit

Fleet Oilers, Fleet Replenishment Oilers (AO, T-AO)Edit

Fast Combat Support Ships (AOE, T-AOE)Edit

Gasoline Tankers (AOG, T-AOG)Edit

Replenishment Oilers (AOR)Edit

Oil Transporters (T-AOT)Edit

Transports (AP, T-AP)Edit

Self-Propelled Barracks Ships (APB)Edit

Coastal Transports (APC)Edit

Small Coastal Transports (APc)Edit

High-speed Transports (APD)Edit

Evacuation Transports (APH)Edit

Barracks Craft (APL)Edit

Mechanized Artillery Transports (APM)Edit

Transport and Aircraft Ferries (APV)Edit

Repair Ships (AR)Edit

Battle Damage Repair Ships (ARB)Edit

Cable Repair Ships (ARC)Edit

Internal Combustion Engine Repair Ships (ARG)Edit

Heavy-hull Repair Ship (ARH)Edit

Landing Craft Repair Ships (ARL)Edit

Rescue and Salvage Ships (ARS)[1][2]Edit

Salvage Lifting Vessels (ARSD)Edit

Salvage Craft Tenders (ARST)Edit

Aircraft Repair Ships (ARV, ARV(E), ARV(A))Edit

Helicopter Aircraft Repair Ships (ARVH)Edit

Submarine Tenders (AS)Edit

Submarine Rescue Vessels (ASR)Edit

Fleet Tugs (AT)Edit

Auxiliary Ocean Tugs (ATA, T-ATA)Edit

Fleet Ocean Tugs (ATF, T-ATF)Edit

Fleet Tugs, Old (ATO)Edit

Rescue Tugs (ATR)Edit

Salvage and Rescue Ships (ATS)Edit

Seaplane Tenders (AV)Edit

Advance Aviation Base Ships (AVB, T-AVB)Edit

Destroyer Seaplane Tenders (AVD)Edit

Guided Missile Ships (AVM)Edit

Small Seaplane Tenders (AVP)Edit

Aviation Stores Issue Ships (AVS)Edit

Aircraft Transports (AVT)Edit

Distilling Ships (AW)Edit

Lighter-than-Air Aircraft Tender (AZ)Edit

Miscellaneous Classifications (IX)Edit

IX-236 through IX-299 unused

IX-328 through IX-500 unused

Screw TugsEdit

Yard Ferry Boats or Launches (YFB)Edit

Yard Motor Tugs (YMT)Edit

Yard Net Tenders (YN)Edit

Net Tender Tugs (YNT)Edit

Yard Tugs (YT)Edit

Large Harbor Tugs (YTB)Edit

Small Harbor Tugs (YTL)Edit

Medium Harbor Tugs (YTM)Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.msc.navy.mil/inventory/ships.asp?ship=188 "MSC ship inventory Rescue and Salvage Ships"
  2. ^ http://www.navy.mil/navydata/fact_display.asp?cid=4625&tid=150&ct=4 US Navy fact file: "Rescue and Salvage Ships"