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|
|Builder: Moore Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Oakland, Calif.|
|Propulsion system: Diesel electric, one shaft, 3,000 SHP|
|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|
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.