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USS Chanticleer (ASR 7)

- decommissioned -

USS CHANTICLEER was the lead ship of the CHANTICLEER - class of Submarine Rescue Ships. Decommissioned in 1973, the CHANTICLEER was stricken from the Navy list on June 1, 1973, and sold for scrapping on June 1, 1974.

General Characteristics:Awarded: December 30, 1940
Keel laid: September 15, 1941
Launched: May 29, 1942
Commissioned: November 20, 1942
Decommissioned: 1973
Builder: Moore Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Oakland, Calif.
Propulsion system: Diesel electric, one shaft, 3,000 SHP
Propellers: one
Length: 251.6 feet (76.7 meters)
Beam: 42 feet (12.8 meters)
Draft: 14.8 feet (4.5 meters)
Displacement: approx. 2,200 tons
Speed: 15 knots
Armament: two Mk-68 20mm guns
Crew: approx. 100

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Crew List:

This section contains the names of sailors who served aboard USS CHANTICLEER. It is no official listing but contains the names of sailors who submitted their information.

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