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USS Arco (ARDM-5)
US Navy 070425-N-6357K-002 Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758), nicknamed The Ghost of the Coast, enters the floating dry dock Arco (ARDM 5) for a scheduled maintenance period aboard Naval Base Point.jpg
Los Angeles class fast attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN-758) enters the floating dry dock of Arco (ARDM-5) for scheduled maintenance.
Career (United States)
Namesake: Arco, Idaho
Operator:  United States Navy
Awarded: 13 October 1982
Builder: Todd Pacific Shipyards
Laid down: 9 May 1983
Launched: 14 December 1984
In service: 23 June 1986
Homeport: San Diego, California
Honors and
Status: Active
Badge: Arco (ARDM-5) Badge.gif
General characteristics
Displacement: 5,400 tons
Length: 492 ft (150 m)
Beam: 96 ft (29 m)
Height: 61 ft (19 m)
Complement: 5 officer, 125 enlisted

Arco (ARDM-5) is an ARDM-5 class Medium Auxiliary Repair Dry Dock in the service of the United States Navy. Arco was laid down on 9 May 1983 by Todd Pacific Shipyards in Seattle, Washington, and launched on 14 December 1984. She was placed in service on 23 June 1986 at Naval Base San Diego. She services the nuclear-powered submarines of Submarine Squadron Eleven in the Pacific, as well as other small craft.

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