From: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

Ortolan III

Displacement 3,411
Length 251'
Beam 86'
Draw 19'
Speed 15 k
Complement 139
Armament 2 3"
Class Pigeon

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